Photos, clockwise from top: exterior view of the elegant, east/west influenced Pushpa Samadhi Mandir, designed by a Dutch architect in collaboration with an Italian, with sculpting done locally in Mayapur; the central bronze statue of Srila Prabhupada receiving arati; view of the posh main hall and the devotees attending the auspicious bathing ceremonies; a view of the gardens of Mayapur on the banks of the Ganges in West Bengal; two of the many western-styled tile-mosaics found on the ceiling of the mandir, depicting Prabhupada in various stages of his life's mission.