India to have world's largest Temple of Vedic Planetarium; Check deets

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Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir

Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir is a temple complex under construction dedicated to the Pancha-Tattva deities, Radha Madhava, Nrisimhadeva and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

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The temple is located in the Ganges Delta region at the confluence of the Ganges and Jalangi rivers in the Mayapur town of Nadia district in West Bengal.

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Temple of Vedic Planetarium (TOVP)

It would be the world's largest TOVP as desired by ISKCON founder Acharya A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. 

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What is Vedic Planetarium?

The VP will provide visitors with an enlivening tour of the various regions of the cosmic creation, from lower planets to the earthy realm and then the higher planetary system.

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What will it mainly feature?

It will feature a giant rotating model that demonstrates the movements of the planetary systems as described in sacred texts such as the Srimad-Bhagavatam.

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600-acre complex

The International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Mayapur is a 600-acre complex located in the heart of West Bengal, Mayapur. 

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Vedic Science Centre

There will be a wide range of exhibits at the Vedic Science Centre that highlight the numerous facets of the Vedic sciences and how they apply to all facets of human civilization.

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What more it will exhibit?

In the Temple of Understanding, a detailed model of the universe as described in the text of the Fifth Canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam will be exhibited. The work is in progress.

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