Chakra Announcements

Welcome to Grand International Opening of ISKCON Tirupati New Lotus Complex

by Revati Ramana dasa

Posted December 31, 2006

Welcome to Grand international opening of ISKCON Sri Sri Radha Govinda Asta Sakhi Giriraja Lotus temple complex on 31 January 2007, Nityananda's appearance day !

Dear maharaja's, senior devotees, temple presidents and devotees of all yatra's, dear life patron members,honourable dignitaries and wellwishers, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

We are happy to bring you the news about the opcoming opening festival of Sri Sri Radha Govinda Asta Sakhi Giriraja Lotus temple complex which will begin on 29 January and end at the 1 Febr in the presence of most GBC members and many Yatra's worldwide.

It is our pleasure to invite you and wish all the merciful Vaisnava's from all around the world to grace this occasion and bless with the dust of their lotus feet, so cooperatively we can deliver the message of Srila Prabhupada more and more effectively in the hearts of the millions of pilgrims. We are expecting thousands of devotees from all over the world so please book your reservation for you and your yatra as early as possible (please contact myself or Sanathana Gaura pr., -cellphone: 09393607046,e.o.

Iskcon Tirupati is situated in the abode where Balaji, Srinivasa, Venkateshwara,Govinda is residing in Tirumala and is one of the 108 Vaikuntha abodes ,a most famous Vaisnava Ksetra holyplace for millions in India and worldwide.

30 million pilgrims are visiting this holy shrine every year and is the richest temple in the world .

The Iskcon Tirupati lotuscomplex started with Bhumi puya on 4 juin 1998 and is now ready for a grand opening in the presence of all wonderful vaisnava's.

The uniqueness of this templeproject is that it has been build with contribution of hundreds of thousands of wellwishing pilgrims and devotees in India and abroad over the last 8 years. May Sri Sri Radha Govindaji and Giriraja bless them unlimitedly with the development of pure devotional service.

Already everyday 3 to 5ooo pilgrims are visiting our present small temple and our 6 booktables provide an enormous interaction with the devotees reminding and motivating them with Srila Prabhupada's books about Krishna consciousness, their glorious culture, spiritual heritage and ancient history which goes back till the beginning of creation.

The purpose of the new lotus temple complex is to more systematically educate all the millions of pilgrims about Srila Prabhupada's books and BTG magazine(the worldwide magazine of the Hare Krishna movement-motto: "Overflood the market with my books")with illustrated Pb quotes on educational exhibits. Transcendental doll exhibitions ,HN-festivals and cultural festivals, "Simple living High thinking"rich Krishna village projects,.Digital presentations on billboards,VCD- and powerpoint presentations in the multivision halls .

Also we will inform them about the ungoing projects of "KC-The Positive alternative"such as BBT-BTG-literature distribution projects, HN-festivalsprojects, Goshala-projects ,FFL-projects, Govindarestaurants,Vedic Colleges education and courses,Spiritual Tourisme-projects, KC community development economics especially in a natural environment free from pollution of all kind:prototype-"Krishna Village of Peace"-projects:United we stand, divided we fall.

The temple architecture is uniquely designed from outside with South Indian Vaikuntha style and inside like Goloka Vrndavana Jaipur style. For the 4 day openingsfestival with the main day on the most auspicious day of Nityananda appearance day we are expecting thousands of devotees from the international Vaisnava community.It will definitely be a most glorious festival to be remembered in the core of our hearts forever.

Most of our senior devotees Guru;'s, Maharaja's have already confirmed to grace this most auspicious occasion with their presence. Kirtan and bajan experts worldwide will be present (e.o.Maharaja's,Pralad,.... )We will have Akhanda Harinama on different places and at the end of the day traditional Vedic sky fireworks.

Cultural programs from national and international centers and South Indian worldfamous Bharat Natyam SB drama's and...

Respected wellwishing donors and VIP's worldwide who are supporting the project with 8 lotuspetals for the revival of the ancient spiritual culture of India or Santhana dharma in its most pure and original form will be able to meet each other.

Already bookings from all over the world are coming in. It will run into thousands, to make it convenient for you, again we want to request to please book as soon as possible to make your stay as comfortable as possible. There is no scarcity as Tirupati is a pilgrim templetown and can facilitate up to 100 000 pilgrims.

Welcome and let's rejoice for the glorification and honour for their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Govindaji and Giriraja.

"O Narada, our sins committed during long ten years, are at once burnt down by only addressing or talking with him, who has installed the Deity of Sri Madhusudhana. Who ever witnesses or expresses great pleasures while witnessing the installation of KESAVA is in the bliss of dwelling in the "Haridhama" for long 21 yugas."(Hari Bhakti Vilas).

We request you to be present on all three days and witness the unprecedented events.

Yours in the service of Krishna and mankind,
Revati Ramana dasa,
Templepresident and all devotees,
Iskcon Tirupati.