Special Commemorative Coin Now Available For Purchase

July 20, 2020

On October 29, 2019, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, released a special commemorative coin to honour the 125th birth anniversary of Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda. Further to our initial news article on this landmark event (to read full article please click here), we are happy to announce that a limited number of coins are now available for purchase from YSS, only within India. (Please note that we will not be able to sell or ship this coin overseas, because the Government of India has a restriction that does not permit the sale or export of commemorative coins outside of India).

Swami Chidananda displaying the Commemorative Coin to the devotees.
YSS/SRF President Sri Sri Swami Chidanandaji displays the newly released coin in Hyderabad in Nov, 2019.

About the Coin

Prominent at the top of the obverse coin face is the State Emblem of India, encircled by “Bharat” in Hindi, and “India” in English. Below that is the coin’s denomination of “₹ 125” coinciding with the 125th Birth Anniversary theme. On the reverse coin face is the widely recognized image of Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda. Encircling the image are the words “125th Birth Anniversary of Paramahansa Yogananda” in Hindi and in English.


The coin comes in a beautiful collector’s case, which includes a brief description about Paramahansa Yogananda’s life and work, presented in both Hindi and English. For coin collectors, a list of the coin’s metal composition is included.


₹ 5,000 (inclusive of shipping and packaging) within India


The coin will be shipped within India only.
Dispatch will take place within 5-7 days of placing the order.
(Due to Covid-19 situation, the delivery may be delayed in some areas)

How to Order:

Online:  You may buy online at YSS Bookstore

News Archive for 125th Birth Anniversary

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