Acharya Tulsi shot into international prominence after he launched his Anuvrat (“small vows”) Movement in V.S. 2005 (02.03.1949).
In 1971, he was awarded the title of “Yug Pradhan” (Leader of this Age) by the President of India.
Posted on 09.06.2015:
I have yesterday received a Rs.5/- Commemorative Coin album from the Hyderabad Mint after a wait of almost six months from the date of booking. The details are as under:
1)Lord Mahavir: The 24th & last Tirthankar of Jainism 599 - 527 BCE (Honouring prominent religious teachers with Commemorative coins).
Links to other articles on coins issued on Prominent saints and temples of India:
1) 25 Years of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board
9) Swami Chinmayananda : Celebrating his Birth Centenary: A Rs.10/- coin issued by the Hyderabad Mint
10) Commemorating the Birth Centenary of Acharya Tulsi of Jainism by issuing a Rs.20/- coin
Other interesting posts on Christian Saints, Churches, priests and the Pope: 1) The inspiring story of Saint Teresa :
2) Saint Alphonsa: The first Catholic Woman Saint of India
3) Pope Francis: 80th Birthday on 17.12.2016: 6 Commemorative coins issued by Cook Islands
4) Christ Church Fort Teppakulam, Trichirapalli
5) St. Joan of Arc: The patron Saint of France
6) Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregarious Centenary Celebrations
7) Bicentenary of the Old Seminary in Kottayam