Mega New Visakhapatnam Temple Rises Out Of Cyclone Hudhud Destruction
Cyclone Hudhud Hits ISKCON Visakhapatnam
When Cyclone Hudhud raged through the province of Andhra Pradhesh on India’s East Coast on October 12th 2014, it caused serious damage to ISKCON Visakhapatnam, leaving devotees feeling demoralized. But like the proverbial phoenix from the flames, a grand, beautiful new temple is rising from the debris. Construction began on the auspicious day of Gaura Purnima on March 5th this year.
ISKCON South India to Restore Ancient Kondaveedu Fort
Cyclonic Storm Hudhud raged through the province of Andhra Pradesh on India’s East Coast on October 12th with wind speeds of 109 mph, causing what initial estimates say could be as much as 70,000 crore rupees (11 billion US dollars) in damages and killing at least 84 people.
ISKCON of Andhra Pradesh, South India is to begin work on a Spiritual Heritage Revival Project at the historical Kondaveedu Fort in Guntur District this year, starting with a beautiful new temple for the ancient Venna Gopal deity at the foot of the Kondaveedu Hills.
A Festival of ISKCON in the "City of Destiny"
Vishakapatnam, the most prominent coastal city of South India, will host the annual ‘ISKCON Utsav Festival’ from 30th April to May 2nd.
ISKCON to Develop 1000-year-old Kondavid Hill Fort
The Fort has been used by Hindu, Muslim and British rulers.