SRI MAYAPUR CHANDRODAYA MANDIR
In 1972, ISKCON Founder/Acharya His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada began to reveal his
“exhibit Vedic culture throughout the whole world”. Not until 2008 did construction of the TOVP begin in earnest under the able guidance and $30 million of funding from project Chairman Ambarisa das (Alfred Ford), great grandson of Henry Ford, the world- renowned auto manufacturer. Today, the project is almost fi nished and the Grand Opening is scheduled for early 2022. We extend a sincere invitation to you to participate in the completion of this historic and life-changing project that will exhibit the wisdom, culture and spirituality of Vedic India to generations of seekers for thousands of years to come.
vision for a spiritual city and World Headquarters for his movement in Sridhama Mayapur, West Bengal, India, the sacred birthplace of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the golden avatar of Sri Krishna inKali-yuga and inaugurator of the chanting of the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. Part of that vision for a spiritual city, which had been predicted long before by Srila Bhaktivinoda Th akur, was the construction of the immense and
“I have named this temple Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir, the Rising Moon of Mayapur. Now make it rise, bigger and bigger until it becomes the full moon. And this moonshine will be spread all over the world. All over India they will come to see. From all over the world they will come.” - Srila Prabhupada
in fl uential Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP), the Sri Mayapur Chandodaya mandir, whose purpose would be to
TEMPLE OF THE VEDIC PLANETARIUM (TOVP) Th e holy place of SridhamaMayapur is declared in the scriptures to be the best of holy places in this age of Kali. It is thus literally the spiritual capital of the world, and the TOVP will herald that message to one and all. Th e superstructure, constructed by Gammon International is complete, and fi nishing work is beingmanaged by the well-known Cushman & Wake fi eld Project Management Consultancy. Situated in the ISKCON Mayapur city on over 600 acres of spacious, fertile landscape at the con fl uence of the Ganges and Jalangi rivers, it stands 350’ tall as a beautiful and self-e ff ulgent ornament towering over the plains of this sacred spot. Capped by three main domes topped with dazzling, gold-plated Chakras, and eight smaller chatris, the overall structure blends modern architectural design with classic Vedic architecture, utilizing the traditional Vedic building and spacial orientation science of Vastu.
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