Submitted by Kundalata dasi | Pictures by Sita dasi
Early on the morning of Saturday, July 13, 2013, under a clear blue sky, when most of the city was still fast asleep, a special corner of the northwestern part of Houston, Texas was pulsating with activity. Four years ago, this land had been consecrated in an elaborate bhumi-puja conducted under the guidance of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja, Gurudeva, and the following year, had received its first foundation stone from Gurudeva’s own lotus hands.
It was to be the site of Srila Gurudeva’s broad vision for his first temple constructed from the ground up in North America and the headquarters of his preaching mission there. And on this morning, that vision was to become a reality…. read full report »