Incredible India – Kedarnath Temple – Picture Post Card – By India Post

Incredible India – Kedarnath Temple – Picture Post Card – By India Post

One of the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus, Kedarnath Temple Jyotirlinga is located in the picturesque surroundings of Rudra Himalaya Range at a height of 12000 feet on a mountain named Kedar. Near Kedarnath is the source of the river Mandakini that joins Alakananda at Rudraprayag.

The temple at Kedarnath enshrining the Jyotirlingam of Shiva opens only 6 months a year (April-November) when the sun enters the zodiac sign of Aries and it is closed when the sun enters Scorpio. The priests then go to Ukhimath, where the worship of Kedareshwara is continued during the winter season.

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Kedarnath Mandir

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – White Bengal Tiger – By India Post

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – White Bengal Tiger – By India Post

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White Bengal Tiger

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Sani Festival, Zanskar, Kargil District – By India Post

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Sani Festival, Zanskar, Kargil District – By India Post

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Sani Festival Zanskar

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Modi Selfie – By India Post

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Modi Selfie – By India Post

The iconic selfie taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese premier Li Keqiang during his May 2015 visit to China is being hailed by western media as one of the most “power-packed selfies in history”. Within days it received over 32 million hits on Modi’s account on Chinese social media Weibo.

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Picture Post Card 2015

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Ross Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands – By India Post

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Ross Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands – By India Post

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Ross Island Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Hindu Bride – By India Post

Incredible India – Picture Post Card – Hindu Bride – By India Post

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Hindu Bride Post Card

 

UNESCO World Heritage Site – Sundarbans – PPC – By India Post

UNESCO World Heritage Site – Sundarbans Bengal Tiger – PPC – By India Post

The Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world. It is adjacent to the border of India’s Sundarbans World Heritage site inscribed in 1987. The site is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests, and presents an excellent example of ongoing ecological processes. The area is known for its wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.

India Post Picture Post Card Sundarbans

Birds Of Himalayas – Golden naped Finch – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Golden naped Finch – By India Post

The golden – naped Finch is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.  It is found in Bhutan, China, India,  Myammar & Nepal.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Black-eared Shrike babbler – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Black-eared Shrike babbler – By India Post

The Black-eared Shrike babbler is a bird species traditionally considered an aberrant Old World babbler and placed in the family Timaliidae. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myammar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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World Tourism Day Cancellation, By India Post, Hawa Mahal, Monument, Picture Post card – by India Post

World Tourism Day Cancellation, By India Post, Hawa Mahal, Monument, Palace of The Winds

Hawa Mahal the renowned ‘Palace Of The Winds’, or Hawa Mahal, is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur city. Located in the heart of Jaipur, this beautiful five-storey palace was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh who belonged to Kachhwaha Rajput dynasty. The main architect of this palace built of red and pink sandstone, is Lal Chand Ustad and the palace is believed to have been constructed in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. Considered as an embodiment of Rajputana architecture, the main highlight of Hawa Mahal is its pyramid shape and its 953 windows or ‘Jharokhas’ which are decorated with intricate designs. The main intention behind the construction of the Mahal was to facilitate the royal women and provide them a view of everyday life through the windows, as they never appeared in public.

Date Of Issue:-27.09.2015.

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