We bet you don’t know them!

The distance of Mayapur from Kolkata is just 120km! The Holy City Of Mayapur, situated in the Nadia district of West Bengal.

The Mayapur ISKCON Mandir is situated on the banks of The Ganges, where it confluences with The Jalangi river, is home to numerous Religious sites and Cultural Importance.

The above piece of information is available literally everywhere & known to everyone! But now, We are bringing you The 5 Unknown and Astonishing facts that are very rare to find!

1. The Mayapur Temple Was Envisioned 500 Years Ago!

Mayapur Temple
The Mayapur Temple

Mayapur Temple, apparently foretold by Lord Nityananda 500 years ago, a close associate of Shri Chaitanya. The memorial dedicated to the founder of ISKCON, Srila Prabhupada, the Pushpa Samadhi Mandir is one of the most visited sites in the city. The Old Temple Which is open to all.

2. The Vedic Temple To Have Tonnes Of Gold!

The Temple of Vedic Planetarium (Currently Under Construction, to be completed soon)

The Temple of Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) also known as The Chandrodaya Mandir, which is currently under construction, will be inaugurated by 2020. It’ll also have Sudarshan Chakras whose base will be of Gold, weighing around a few tonnes! Lets sit tight & wait for The ‘Golden’ Mayapur ISKCON temple of Bengal!

3. The Wife of Mr. Alfred Ford is A Bengali!

Alfred Brush Ford and his wife Sharmila sing hymns during a ceremony at The ISKCON Mayapur, 120 km north of Kolkata.

Mr Alfred Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company’s founder. Who is building 75% of the new Vedic Temple. In 1976 said that Srila Prabhupada asked Mr.Ford in 1976 to build this temple of his dreams.

Now it’s time to reveal that Sharmila Bhattacharya the wife of Alfred Ford is a Bengali from Naihati, a city in North 24 Parganas.

4. You Can actually Distinguish the colours of two rivers with naked eyes!

The different colours of The Jalangi River And The Hooghly River

As written above, we know that Mayapur is located on the confluence of The Ganges and The Jalangi, and there is a ghat near the temple, from where you can easily distinguish between the two rivers’ vivid colours, one is blue-ish and the other one is slightly muddy-ish. The Vivid colours of the two rivers!

5. Devotees Come From All Over The World!

Foreign devotees at Mayapur from various parts of The World.

There are more than 4000 foreigners who are currently residing in Mayapur area, hailing from 32+ countries, free from the creed, race, caste and religious ties, They propagate the messages of Shri Bhagwad Gita, Interestingly most of them are from Russia!  

So that’s all we’ve got to tell you! Don’t forget to comment below any interesting fact that you know! Thank You For Reading it till the end.

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