Monday, January 24, 2022

ISKCON founder Swami Prabhupada’s 125th Birth Anniversary: PM to release special commemorative coin today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a special commemorative coin of 125 rupees and address the gathering on the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji through video conferencing on Tuesday.

 

Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy will be present on the occasion.

Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness ISKCON commonly known as the “Hare Krishna movement”. ISKCON has translated Shrimad Bhagvad Geeta and other Vedic literature in 89 languages, playing a stellar role in the dissemination of Vedic literature across the world.

Swami Ji also established over a hundred temples and wrote several books, teaching the path of Bhakti Yoga to the world.

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