Stamp Booklets – Bihar Stamp Expo 2012 – By India Post
A set of 4 stamp booklets containing 4 stamps of Rs 5.00 each depicting Faces Of Buddha, Lord Mahavira, Jainism, Ik Onkar Patna Sahib Gurudwara and Save Ganga were released during Bihar Stamp Expo 2012 by India Post.
Faces of Buddha:- Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under the peepal tree at Bodh Gaya. Lord Buddha travelled and preached at Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Patna, Vaishali and Kesaria in Bihar. Buddhust from Japan, Thailand, Myanmar and Sri Lanka visit these places as a pilgrimage centre.
Lord Mahavira, Jainism:- Bihar holds a special significance as lord Mahavira, the exponent of Jainism was born here and also attained salvation in Bihar’s Pawapuri. At pawapuri there is beehive-shaped shrine and footprints of lord Mahavira. Tirthankar Mahavira:preached at Kundalpur, Rajgir Gonawan in Nawada district, Bishram Temple at Ara district, Lachhuar at Jamui, Kamaldah at Patna, Champanagar at Bhagalpur and also stayed at those places.
Patna Sahib is one of the holiest city of Sikhs, 10th Guru. Guru Govind Singh was born here. Revered places of Sikhism are – Takht Sri Harmindar Sahib, Gurudwara Pahila Bara, Gurudwara Bal Leela, Gurudwara Handisaheb, Gurudwara Taksali Sangat, Chacha Fagu Mal, Pakki Sangat, Bari Sangat & Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh Chanki.
Ganga:- is the most revered and worshiped river in the country. It is not just a river but an embodiment of ancient traditions, wisdom and knowledge.Ganga is polluted has shrunk and dried up because of its exploitation and due to dumping of garbage, construction and operation of dams, industrial waste. pesticides. To save Ganga public awareness is necessary.
Date of Issue;-10.012.2012., 11.01.2012., 12.01.2012., 13.01.2012.