New Temple Project
Vellore popularly known as Fort Town of Tamilnadu is situated in the Northern part of Tamilnadu and surrounded by small towns like Arcot, Arni, etc. It has a big historical background. It is Chennai – Bangalore highway kms from Chennai. Vellore popularly known as Fort Town of Tamilnadu is situated in the Northern part of Tamilnadu and surrounded by small towns like Arcot
Protection of Cows is the single-most important principle towards saving the whole world from both moral and spiritual degradation. Simply by protection of Cows all the wonderful benefits of religiosity and piety will be automatically achieved without any separate endeavor. This is because Cows are as beloved to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Krishna, as even saintly brahmanas.
An Historical Timeline of ISKCON Vellore
- ISKCON's Intro in Vellore
In 2004, ISKCON Namahatta centere was started in the town of Vellore for the first time at a place called Toll gate with few brahmacharis.
- Preaching developed
Many devotees started practicing devotional service and many brahmacaris joined the ashram and the centre got shifted to Gandhi Nagar in the middle of the town.
- New Land for Temple
ISKCON Vellore purchased a land, of tract 8 acres, which is located at a distance of 9 kms from Vellore City and 2 Kms from Chennai-Banglore Highway in a place know as Poigai Mottur, for the temple construction. The temple will be constructed using stones.
- Prasadham Bhavan Opening
A temporary temple hall named Prasadham Bhavan in the new land was opened by H.H Bhakthi Vikasa Swami Maharaj.
We started a goshala for protecting cows from slaughtering.
- Bhoomi Puja for the stone temple
On 26 Jan 2015, bhoomi puja for the upcoming stone temple will be done.