First Day Cover – 100 Years of Mahatma Gandhi’s Return – By India Post

First Day Cover  – 100 Years of Mahatma Gandhi’s Return – By India Post

Date Of Issue:- 08.01.2015

FDC 2015 Mahatma Gandhi

Special Cover – Crusaders of World Peace, Truth and Non – Violence – By India Post

Special Cover – Crusaders of World Peace, Truth and Non – Violence – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-30.09.2014.

Contributed By:- Ms Huma Fathima, Bangalore

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Gandhi Spl Cvr 2014

 

Special Cover – Gaya stamp Festival 2014 – By India Post

Special Cover – Gaya stamp Festival 2014 – By India Post

Date of Issue:-22.02.2014.

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Gaya Spl Cvr 2014

Special Cover – Gaya Stamp Festival – 2014 – By India Post

Special Cover – Gaya Stamp Festival – 2014 – By India Post

The cover depicts 80 feet Buddha Statue.

Date of Issue:-22.02.2014.

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Gaya 2014 spl Cvr

Special Cover – Buddha Enlightenment 2556 Years: Kushinagar – By India Post

Special Cover – Buddha Enlightenment 2556 Years: Kushinagar – By India Post

Date Of Issue:- 13.12.2013.

Contributed By:-Mr Ashwani Dubey, Gorakhpur

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Spl Cvr 2013

 

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Ellora – India – Maharashtra State

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Ellora – India – Maharashtra State

A pictorial Postcard showing the Ellora Caves  and the Pictorial cancellation on Ellora Caves.

Ellora Caves are   located in Indian state of Maharashtra about 30 Kms from City of Aurangabad  built by Rashtrakuta rulers . Ellora represents the Epitome of Indian Rock Cut Architecture  . Ellora has 34 Caves excavated out of Charanandri hills . The Caves are 12 Buddhist , 17 Hindu and 5 Jain Temples Temples . Ellora is a World Heritage site.

It is a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India. Several inscriptions at Ellora range from 6th century to 15th century. The best known of them is an inscription of Rashtrakuta Dantidurga (c. 753-57 A.D.) on the back wall of the front mandapa of Cave 15, which gives an account of his conquests. Inscriptions on the Kailash temple itself range from 9th to 15th century. The cancellation introduced in 1965 depicts carved elephants at Kailash temple while another cancellation introduced in 1977 depicts Stone carved pillar at Kailash temple. It appears that cancellation design has been changed third time which depicts same stone carved pillar at Kailash temple.

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation (1) – India – Sanchi Stupa – Madhya Pradesh

Pictorial Postcards – India – Khajurao

A pictorial Postcard showing the Sanchi Stupa  Monuments and the Pictorial cancellation on Sanchi Stupa.

Sanchi is  located in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh about 45 Kms NE of Bhopal. It has the large group of Buddhist and Hindu monuments from 3rd BC to 12 AD. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Sanchi  is one of the important places of Buddhist pilgrimage. The ‘Great Stupa’ at Sanchi was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. Its nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. It was crowned by the chatra, a parasol-like structure symbolising high rank, which was intended to honour and shelter the relics.
Today, around fifty monuments remain on the hill of Sanchi, including three stupas and several temples. The monuments have been listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1989.
A British officer in 1818, General Taylor, was the first known Western historian to document (in English) the existence of Sanchi. Amateur archaeologists and treasure hunters ravaged the site until 1881, when proper restoration work was initiated. Between 1912 and 1919 the structures were restored to their present condition under the supervision of Sir John Marshall.

 

 

 

 

 

Sanchi Cancellation

Special Cover – Sirpur Ancient City – By India Post

Special Cover – Sirpur Ancient City – By India Post

The Cover was issued at Raipur. Special cover was issued by Chhattisgarh circle and Archaeological Survey of India,Raipur circle depicting the so called Lost city. the Buddha Heritage site Sirpur.This cover shows Harshagupta Vihar and on cancellation the 7th century Lord Buddha statue.

Date of Issue:-01.12.2012.

Contributed By:- Mr Murali, Bangalore.

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Special Covers Thailand on Lanka Philex 2003

Special Covers Thailand on Lanka Philex 2003

Thailand issued two special covers to mark Thailand Post ‘s Participation in Lanka Philex 2003 Exhibition in Sri Lanka held from 31 July to 03 Aug 2003. The cancellation has Sri Lanka Map and Singha. Stamps on Buddha have been used.

 

Miniature Sheet Fasting Buddha -Pakistan

Miniature Sheet Fasting Buddha -Pakistan

Pakistan issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps under the Archaeological Heritage of Pakistan series in 1999. It also commemorated China 99 Exhibition. The Theme of the Miniature sheet is FASTING BUDDHA.