Sunday, 21 February 2016

Mayapur Chandrodaya Temple of the Vedic Planetarium

Mayapur Chandrodaya Temple of the Vedic Planetarium will be opening in 2016

Spectacular vision of Mayapur Chandrodaya Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is seen in this video.
Other links also provided shows the progress of the temple.

Alfred Brush Ford, a great-grandson of Ford Motors’ founder Henry Ford is investing $35 million (nearly Rs. 189 crore) to spread Vedic Knowledge.
A follower of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Ford family scion has been overseeing the development of the $75-million Temple of The Vedic Planetarium at Mayapur in West Bengal for the last couple of years. 
“The temple (will be) like a gateway to the spiritual world,” Ford.

The Temple is expected to open in 2016.

With a capacity to accommodate 10,000 devotees, the 340 ft-tall temple will have a 75 ft-domed Planetarium. It will also house an Institute of Vedic Cosmology.
“We decided to build the temple in the existing premises at Mayapur” Ford said.…/ve…/article4455964.ece

1000th birth anniversary of Ramanuja Charya Swami

In 2017 we will be celebrating 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanuja Charya Swami, a great spiritual icon born in 1017 and lived for 120 years

  • World’s largest sitting statue at 216 feet of Bhagavad Ramanuja coming up in 2017.
  • Statue symbolizes equality that Ramanuja propounded
  • Includes 108 Divya Desams(Temples)


  • Lived for 120 years and inspired all to practise Equality in the society
  • Treated the downtrodden at par with the elite.
  • Made Temples as centres of society where all artisans took active part
  • Initiated several activites with temples as the centres as society offering services to all. Instructed that only efficient and knowledgeable leaders be appointed to oversee all the activites
  • Revived all temples like Melkote in Karnataka state, Tirumala Tirupathi in Andhra Pradesh state in India.
  • Rooted out untouchability and other vices that existed in the society. He gave everyone the same privilege of worshiping god.
  • He called those branded as so called untouchables as “ThiruKulathaar”. It means “Born Divine” and took them inside temples.
  • Gave the most divine mantra to all which was a closely guarded secret only available to selected few. Imbibed into society that women need to be shown utmost respect and empowered them to serve the society as leaders.

Become part of this Historic Moment……..