Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Symbols of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother– Pondicherry

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Symbols of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother– Pondicherry

A permanent pictorial cancellation was introduced at Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry on 15th August 2013, to mark the birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo.

Meaning of Symbol of Sri Aurobindo: The descending triangle represents Sat-Chit-Ananda. The ascending triangle represents the aspiring answer from matter under the form of life, light and love. The junction of both – the central square – is the perfect manifestation having at its centre the Avatar of the Supreme – the lotus. The water – inside the square – represents the multiplicity, the creation.

Meaning of Symbol of The mother: The central circle represents the Divine Consciousness. The four petals represent the four powers of the Mother. The twelve petals represent the twelve powers of the Mother manifested for Her work.

The design of the cancellation is based on the symbols of Sri Aurobindo and the MotherPondicherry Permanent Pictorial Cancellation.

Date of Introduction  :- 15.08.2013.

Date of Cancellation now in scan :-11.11.13.

 

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Aayi Mandapam – Pondicherry

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Aayi Mandapam – Pondicherry

Aayi Mandapam, also known as the Park Monument, is one of the attractive monument in Pondicherry situated at the midst of picturesque Government Park (Bharathi Park). Built in the 16th century during the period of Napoleon III in France and is named after a renowned courtesan named Aayi.

Local folk stories claim that Aayi destroyed her home and built a water tank in its place, to assuage a king who thought that her candle-lit house is a sacred place, by mistake. This water tank was very much helpful and served to bring water from town for the use of French engineers.

The cancellation depicts park monument.

Date Of Cancellation:-28.10.2013.

Aayi Mandapam Permanent Pictorial Cancellation