Indradyumna Swami expresses his appreciation for the progress of the TOVP and the hard work of the TOVP Team to fulfill Srila Prabhupada's desire to establish the World Headquarters of ISKCON.
Just as Srila Prabhupada had folded his hands and thanked his disciples in Mayapur for helping build the Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir, Ambarish Das and his wife Swaha Dasi this kartik month toured Dubai, Bahrain and other Middle Eastern countries to raise awareness about the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur. Their sincere appeal to the devotee congregation raised over 3 million dollars in pledges.
An initiated devotee of ISKCON, who wishes to remain anonymous, approached his spiritual master Devamrita Swami, that he wished to donate 1 million dollars to some project in ISKCON. Devamrita Swami immediately motivated his disciple to donate this money to the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) project in Mayapur, India, which is at the present the most important project of ISKCON.
In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ISKCON, as well as to show our combined gratitude to its Founder/Acharya for this wonderful, transcendental gift he has given to us, the TOVP Fundraising Team has created a special Gratitude Coin Program for those who are able to offer a large amount of financial support.
A birds eye view tour of Mayapur and the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, a short video by Prananatha Das. Music by Gunagrahi Das.
The TOVP team is providing an opportunity to offer a lamp in your name to Sri Sri Radha Madhava in Mayapur for the entire month of Kartika. All devotees who donate a minimum of one Golden Brick for the TOVP project will have a Kartika lamp offered in their name in Sri Dhama Mayapur.
A brand new professionally-shot documentary about the construction of ISKCON’s flagship temple, the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, West Bengal has just been released, as the initial burst of progress settles to a slower yet steady pace.The documentary is the second in a multi-part series focuses on the community behind the ambitious project.
Please visit TOVP.org and donate to help build The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium.
In celebration of Sri Krishna Janmasthami and Srila Prabhupada Vyasa Puja Part Two of the film series documenting the construction of Prabhuapada's flagship project The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, West, Bengal, India, has been released. While Part One entitled "The Cosmos out of the Rice Fields" explores the history and start-up of the project, Part Two of the series focuses more on the community behind this ambitious project, and points out that it is just as much selfless dedication, respect, and cooperation than bricks and marble that have been the main building blocks of the development.
Executive producer: Alfred B. Ford Director/Producer: Dr. Krisztina Danka Photography: Filip Cargonja, Denes Doboveczki Sound: Stipe Kristic, Gyula Szarnyas Editing: Szabolcs Guth Studio: Karuna Productions (www.karunaproductions.com) Music: BB Govinda Swami, Gaurangi Dasi, Gunagrahi Das
For more information about the project please visit: www.tovp.org
On the hundredth anniversary of the disappearance day of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, this brand new video about the TOVP project, which was so dear to Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur has been released. Many of prominent leaders in ISKCON have spoken very well to encourage participation from all members of ISKCON society. This video was produced by a young devotee, resident of Sridham Mayapur, as a seva for the new Sri Mayapur Chandradoya Mandir. A video by Jaganath Kirtan Das.
This spectacular four-minute video from BhakTV shows a massive crane lifting a two-and-a-half ton stainless-steel panel onto the center dome of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Sridham Mayapur, India. The crane is accompanied by a remote-controlled miniature helicopter with an on-board HD video camera. With complementary footage from a second camera on the ground, "Another Panel On The Dome" presents a view of how the construction of this immense dome proceeds, panel by panel.
Exciting news lands in Mayapur. A service whereby helicopters transport pilgrims and devotees and guests from Kolkata to Mayapur is moving forward. May 30th marked the first time the journey was made and several people greeted the arrival with enthusiasm.
This spectacular four-minute video from BhakTV shows a massive crane lifting a one-ton stainless-steel panel onto the center dome of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Sridham Mayapur, India. The crane is accompanied by a remote-controlled miniature helicopter with an on-board HD video camera.
Radha Jivan Das International Director of Fundraising for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (ToVP) explains that the ToVP is not another ISKCON preaching center, but is Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's home.
A beautiful video of this year's Maha Abhisheka. Produced by Tripada Das and the ToVP Team. Music by Grammy-winning Havi Das (Ilan Chester).
A landmark spiritual project with universal significance. This video summerizes the most important 2013 achievements in the process of building the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur.
1008 Golden bricks with the names of the sponsors engraved on them which will be put on the platform of Mahaprabhu’s altar in the new temple which is now under construction. These are limited to 1008 and many people who have come for the festival are sponsoring these bricks as a donation towards the construction of the new Temple. www.tovp.org
As ISKCON's flagship project The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium's representatives put it: "The day has come. The suspense is over. After over a year of correspondence, negotiations and near failure, the blue marble has finally been ordered."
Construction Company Gammon India and chairman Ambarisa Das (Alfred B. Ford) have addressed concerns raised by a former employee about the structural stability of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, India.
This week, Hari Sauri Das and Sridhama dasa of the Mayapur-based Temple of the Vedic Planetarium's Exhibits team left for a tour of the US and Europe to attend conventions and visit planetarium service providers.
The staircase tower is moving forward as the shuttering of form work is being done. The next layer is concrete with the following layer will being the blue tiles. The planetarium wing is also making great strides in it’s momentum.
ISKCON's flagship project the Temple of Vedic Planetarium attracts people from around the world who are eager to offer their talents and expertise to the project.
At a meeting of the ISKCON Bureau of India on January 10th, Radha Jivan Das laid out his new plan for funding Srila Prabhupada’s passion project, the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, West Bengal.
he NA GBC/TP meeting in Houston began its second day of meetings with a presentation on the Strategic Planning Initiative of the international Governing Body Commission (GBC).
The Temple of The Vedic Planetarium is an ambitious project aiming to reconcile the two main aspects of human search for truth: science and religion. On September 5th a new half an hour long film has been released documenting the first steps in realizing this unique project worth the world's attention.
The Mayapur Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Exhibits division has a vacancy for a PROJECT MANAGER.
The Temple of The Vedic Planetarium is a unique and ambitious project aiming to reconcile the two main aspects of human search for truth: science and religion. It is being built on the bank of the holy river Ganges, in Mayapur, West Bengal, India. This video is the trailer of the first part of a series of films documenting the development of this one-of-the-kind project, worth the world's attention.
Executive producer: Alfred B. Ford (Ambarisa Das) www.tovp.org
Director/Writer/Producer: Krisztina Danka, PhD (Krishna-lila dasi) www.karunaproductions.com
Update on the construction of Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) at ISKCON`s headquarter in Mayapur, West Bengal, India. The video gives an insight about the importance of the project emphasized by ISKCON-funder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and features the leaders of the TOVP team, Ambarish Das, Bhavananda Das, Sadbhuja Das and others.
The Minister for Culture at the Indian High Commission in the United Kingdom hosted a presentation of ISKCON’s new mega-project—the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium—on August 30th at the Nehru Centre, London.