Wed, 1 Sep 2021

To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative Rs 125 coin.

To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative Rs 125 coin.

New Delhi: Through a video conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued an unique commemorative coin worth Rs 125 to honour the 125th birth anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of the Hare Krishna movement. G Kishan Reddy, the Union Minister for Culture, was also present. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), sometimes known as the ‘Hare Krishna movement,’ was founded by Swami Prabhupada.

To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of ISKCON founder Srila Prabhupada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative Rs 125 coin.

ISKCON has translated the Shrimad Bhagavad Geeta and other Vedic literature into 89 languages, making a significant contribution to Vedic literature’s global spread. According to the press release, Prabhupada created over a hundred temples and wrote several books, teaching the world about Bhakti Yoga.