PM To Release Special Commemorative Coin On 125th Birth Anniversary Of Srila Prabhupada On Wednesday
New Delhi, August 31 (TNA) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a special commemorative coin of ₹ 125 and will also address the gathering, on the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on Wednesday, via video conferencing. The Union Culture Minister will be present on the occasion.
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 dissemination of Vedic literature across the world.
He also established over a hundred temples and wrote several books, teaching the path of Bhakti Yoga to the world.