Stamps of India – Babu Banarsi Das – By India Post

Stamps of India – Babu Banarsi Das – By India Post

Date of Issue:-31.12.2013.

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Babu Banarsi Das 2013

Special Cover – Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences – By India Post

Special Cover – Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-16.12.2013.

New Delhi Spl Cvr 2013

 

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.

 

Special Cover – Chirand – By India Post

Special Cover – Chirand – By India Post

Chirand is situated 11 km south east of the district headquarter Saran, Chapra near Doriganj Bazar at the north bank of river Ghaghra. The result of the excavation there reveals about four thousand years old developed culture of Pashan age. Inhabitants of Chirand were engaged in Animal Husbandry, agriculture and hunting. In whole of India new Pashan age culture was first revealed here.

Cancellation :- Shahi Litchi

Date of Issue:-13.03.2012.

Contributed By:- Mr Sa.Vejeykummar, Chennai

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Special Covers 2012

 

 

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Arabian sea Octopus at Marine National Park – Jamnagar – Gujarat

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Arabian sea Octopus at Marine National Park – Jamnagar – Gujarat

162.89 Square Kilometers of Marine National Park and 457.92 Square Kilometers of Marine Sanctury in the Gulf of Kutch at Jamnagar offers exotic sightings for people willing to go on adventure trip.

In the Gulf of Kutch, 42 islands sit like little gems in the Arabian Sea. Fringed by coral reefs, sandy beaches and mangrove swamps, these islands are a treasure-trove of marine species and a paradise for birdwatchers.

One can see,  octopus, jelly fish, star fish, colourful corals, exotic marine flowering plants, puffer fish, sea horse, huge green sea turtles, lobsters, dolphins, etc.

The cancellation depicts an Arabian sea Octopus found in Narara and Pirotan Islands.

Date Of Cancellation:-01.11.2013.

PMK Octopus Jamnagar

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

 

Special Cover – 150 Years St. Mary’s School , I.C.S.E. – By India Post

Special Cover – 150 Years St. Mary’s  School , I.C.S.E. – By India Post

Date Of Issue:- 23.11.2013.

Contributed By:-Mr Ankit Agrawal, Pune

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St. Mary Spl Cover 2013

Special Cover – 150 Years St. Stanislaus High School – By India Post

Special Cover – 150 Years St. Stanislaus High School – By India Post

Date Of Issue:- 22.11.2013.

Contributed By:-Mr Ankit Agrawal, Pune

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St. Stanislaus  High School Cover 2013

 

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Palitana, Jain Temples – Gujarat

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Palitana, Jain Temples – Gujarat

Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar district, and located 50 km southwest of Bhavnagar city and is a major pilgrimage centre for Jains. The Palitana temples and whole mountain are considered the most sacred pilgrimage place (tirtha) by the Jain community, and is the world’s largest Temple Complex.

It is said all the Jain Tirthankars, excepting Neminath, had attained nirvan on Shatrunjay Hill. This fact adds to the veneration the devout have for the place. The place is therefore called Siddhakshetra where one attains moksh.The mountain is associated with Rishabhdev, the first Tirthankar who is also known as Adinath.

The main temple at the top contains his idol in padmasan. He belonged to the Ikshvaku Dynasty of Ayodhya. So Rama was his ancestor. Adinath visited the Shatrunjay Hill 93 times.

The temple chain starts with the shrine constructed by Babu Dhanpatsinh of Murshidabad at the foot of the hill. The pilgrims have to ascend 3745 steps to reach the 1800 feet hill. It takes between one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half hours to reach the summit.

“Siddha Chakra” is a symbol of Jainism and the cancellation depicts “Siddha Chakra”.

Date Of Cancellation:-23.09.2013.

Palitana Permanent Pictorial Cancellation