12005 Hwy 64
Eads, TN 38028 USA

ICCT Milestones

Key milestones in the history of ICCT.

Additional Land Acquisition (87.666 acres).

Total ICCT campus land is 101 acres as of today

2018 
2017
  • Dwiteeya Jeernodharana Maha Prathishta
  • Naga Devatha Temple Prathishta
  • Installation of life-size granite vigrahas of Dasavataras, Sapta Rudra Tandavas and Gayatri Devi in the campus
Ashtottara Satakundatmka Ashtamukha Gandabherunda Narasimha Maha Yagnam was performed in Hyderabad India, under the guidance and leadership of ICCT2016
2015Sata Rudreeya Maha Yagam – Yagna performed to Lord Shiva with 121 homakundas
  • Prathista of Sri. Ashtamukha Gandabherunda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, first of its kind temple in the world and the opening of Pushkarini complex and meditation hall.
  • Ashtottara Satakundatmka Ashtamukha Gandabherunda Narasimha Maha Yagnam was performed in Mangalagiri India, under the guidance and leadership of ICCT
2014
2011Ashtottara Satakundatmaka Sri Ramaraksha Ashrakshari Maha Yagnam performed under the guidance and blessing of Sri. Karunamayi mataji.
Prathista of Markata Sri Chakra by Sri Mataji Karunamayi. Sri Chakra carved out of single Jade stone, installed in ICCT is believed to be the largest in the world, carved out of Jade.2010
2009Yaganasala opened next to the lake. Also completed the beautiful landscaping between the MCP building and the Yagnasala
Ashtottara Satakundatmka Ashtamukha Gandabherunda Narasimha Maha Yagnam performed for the 1st time in the recorded human history – under the guidance and blessing of Sri. Karunamayi Mataji by 108 Priests from different parts of world came together to perform the auspicious event, first of its kind.2007
2005Jeernodharana Maha Prathishta – performed June 15-19, 2005 under the guidance & blessing of Sri. Ganapati Sachidananda Swamiji – 1st Kumbhabhishekam
Multi Purpose Pavilion was officially opened with 10 beautifully carved marble vigrahas2004
2002The much-awaited priest quarters were built and occupied in December 2002
Nine Shilpis from Chennai arrived in May 2001, to work on the Indianization of the Temple.2001
1997In August 1997, inspired by and with the blessings and guidance of Sri Vidyananda Giri and Sri Swami Paripoornananda of Vyasasram, Tirupathi, Sri Venkateswara Adbhuta Santi Maha Yagnam was conducted. For the first time an yagna has been performed in continent of North America – genesis for annual tradition of perfroming Yagna at ICCT
Prana Prathishta done on June 17-19 of 1994, with great religious fervor by six priests from Chicago and New York1994
1992On November 2, 1992, Mr. Varadaraja Bhattar of Sri Venkateswara Temple, Pittsburg performed the ground- breaking ceremony.
Land Acquisition: After a diligent search for a proper site for the project, the committee was able to buy 11.4 acres of land on Highway 64 in Eads for a cash payment of $48,000 in October 1985. It was a pleasant surprise to learn that this land was at the highest elevation in Shelby County.1985
1981India Cultural Center and Temple was incorporated to fulfill the need for an autonomous non-profit religious and cultural organization in the mid-south. A bank account was opened with $250 donated by the committee members. The India Cultural Center and Temple, Inc. was born.