Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover
The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Meenakshi Temple (Tamil Nadu) dated 20  Apr  1978.  Cover illustration shows  Sri Meenakshi’s Wedding and Pictorial Cancellation shows Meenakshi Temple.

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Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover
The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Bhavani (Tamil Nadu) dated 25 Aug 1977.  Cover illustration  shows Confluence of Bhavani and The Cauvery  and  Pictorial cancellation shows Sangameswarar Temple.

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Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover


The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Rockfort Temple Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu) dated 17 Dec 1974.  Cover illustration    and Pictorial Cancellation shows Rock Fort Temple.

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Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover
The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Courtallam  (Tamil Nadu) dated 01 Aug  1977.  Cover illustration shows Temple at Courtallam and Pictorial Cancellation shows Waterfall.

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Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

Pictorial Cancellations – India – Inaugural Cover

The Inaugural cover of Pictorial Cancellation  on Mylapore , Chennai  dated 14 Nov 1979.  Cover illustration shows Mylapore Temple, Peacock and Punna Tree.

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Temple Architecture-Presentation Pack-By India Post

Temple Architecture-Presentation Pack-By India Post

The evolution of the temple over a period of two millennia offers not only a fascinating subject to the student of architecture but also valuable insights into the economic, cultural, social and climatic factors that were predominant in different historical periods. Four temples noted for their antiquity are architectural features viz. Kedarnath, Tryambakeshwar, Aundha Nagnath and Rameshwaram have been included in this set. These are also popular pilgrimage centres forming part of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples.

The pack is packed in special envelope by India Post and the back side of pack provides the technical data, very attractive and scared item.

Date Of Issue:-22.12.2001.

Contributed by :Saksham Kumar, Ferozabad

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Maxim Card-Lotus Temple

Private Maxim Cards-Lotus Temple: A Remarkable Architecture

Lotus Temple is one of the remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. It is located at Kalkaji in New Delhi. The temple looks like a lotus flower and is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. The place provides immaculate environment for meditation, peace and wisdom. The Bahai temple was completed in 1986. Since then the temple has received recognition from all over the world for its splendid architecture and design. Lotus Temple is among the most visited monuments in India. The credit for building this beautiful structure goes to the Persian architect Fariborz Sahba from Canada.

It is about 40 meters tall surrounded by nine ponds and appears as if the temple is floating like a Lotus flower in water.

The most appraising aspect of this particular architectural masterpiece is the integration of the effervescent Indian history along with the modern engineering and architecture. The temple has to its accreditation being recognized all over the world as one of the most visited edifices in the world with almost 50 million people having visited the temple since its inception in 1986.

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