My Stamp released with Night Heron – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Night Heron – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

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The night herons are medium-sized bird. Adults are short-necked, short-legged and stout herons with a primarily brown or grey plumage, and, in most, a black crown. Young birds are brown, flecked with white.

Night herons nest alone or in colonies on platforms of sticks in a group of trees, or on the ground in protected locations such as islands or reed-beds. 3-8 eggsare laid.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Complete 17 designs of Jammu Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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 Complete 31 designs of UNESCO Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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My Stamp released with India Gate– Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with India Gate– Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

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During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced

India Gate is constructed as a memorial and was built in the memory of 90,00 soldiers who laid down their lives during world war I. Located at Rajpath, India Gate Delhi is 42 m high and is a popular relaxation area during the summer evenings. India Gate also act as popular pinic spot during winter. Also known as the All India War Memorial or the Gate of India, India Gate was designed and constructed by Lutyens. He was the one who is considered the chief proclaimer in designing the New Delhi plans..

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

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My Stamp released with Ladakhi Dance – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Ladakhi Dance – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

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During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

Ladakh has a rich heritage of folk dance. The dances are elaborate, colourful, and majestic, with mostly slow and gentle movements matched by the richly adorned peraks (head dress), and music.

Among the folk dances are –

The Jabro Dance of the Changthang people performed during festive occasions. It is an integral part of Losar (Tibetan New Year), and the Jabro songs are sung to the accompaniment of the Damian, a guitar-like instrument, and the flute.

The religious dance performed by the lamas (monks) is called Chhams and is related to monastic festivals, where it is performed to the music of the Monastic orchestra. Each monastery has its own orchestra. The dancers wear elaborate masks ranging from the fearsome and grotesque to the pleasing, and fine silk costumes representing various divinities from the Buddhist pantheon. Chhams are not meant for amusement but are spiritual, invoking blessings in order to wars off evil.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

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My Stamp released with Kashmiri Dance – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Kashmiri Dance – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

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During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

Jammu and Kashmir has few of the most captivating forms of performing arts in India that has captured the imaginations of one and all. These dances have become a non detachable part of this state’s culture and are performed at almost all festivals and celebrations. There are special dances for almost all occasions like birth celebrations, wedding ceremonies, crop harvesting. The Hafiz Nagma of the Sufiana Kalam has a dance style- Hafiza, performed on the respective music pattern. Surma is an interesting and emotional dance, which reveals the frustration of a newly married bride whose groom has gone in the war. Rouf is one of the most famous conventional dances performed by the women of Kashmir region. This group dance is performed as a welcome dance for the spring season or during Ramzan and Eid. The song that plays in the background, is in the form of questions and answers, where one group questions and the other responds to it in a rhythmic way.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

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My Stamp released with Kashmiri Dress – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Kashmiri Dress – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

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During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced.

The Phiran is the traditional dress popularly worn by the people of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The gown is made of wool and is of a loose fit leaving air gaps and spaces to give the individual the warmth required in the cold climate of the region. The people carry earthen pots and hot water bags in the phirans to keep them warm in the winters while traveling long distances in the valley. The phirans are made for both the men and the women of the state of Kashmir.

The headwear or cover that have attractive motifs and designs imprinted on it. The traditional headgears are made of fine wool and are thick keeping the people warm in the extremities of winter climate in Kashmir. Women are often seen wearing the abaya, which is the formal head cover for the women of the Islamic community

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

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My Stamp released with Male Mountain Bluebird – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

My Stamp released with Male Mountain Bluebird – Chinar Philatelic Exhibition – 2011

Design – 1/51

During Chinar J & K Philatelic Exhibition -2011, 51 designs of  were introduced

The Mountain Bluebird is a medium sized bird. Unlike other bluebird species, male Mountain Bluebirds have no chestnut red on their bodies. The head, back, wings, and tail are a bright sky blue. Males are light blue from the chin to the belly, and grayish-white on the belly and undertail coverts.

Females have brownish gray upperparts. The wings, rump, and tail are a pale or light blue. Females sometimes have a pale reddish throat and breast, but more commonly, the throat and breast are gray brown.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2011.

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My Stamp released with Thagthok Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

My Stamp released with Thagthok Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

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During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.

akthok Monastery of Ladakh is situated in Sakti Village, at a distance of approximately 46 km from the town of Leh. The site where the monastery is now situated, once served as the meditation cave of Mahasidhas “Kunga Phuntsog”. The name Takthok literally means ‘rock-roof’. The monastery was so named, as both its roof as well as walls are made up of rock. Tak Thok belongs to the Nying-ma-pa sect of Buddhism, also known as the Old Order, and serves as the residence of approximately 55 lamas.

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Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.

 

My Stamp released with Alchi Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

My Stamp released with Alchi Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

Design – 07/25

During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.

Alchi Gompa dates back to the year 1000 AD and was built by the Translator, Rinchen Zangpo. He even made a reference about the monastery in his biographies. It is written that he brought thirty-two sculptors and wood carvers from Kashmir, for the construction of the Alchi Monastery of Leh Ladakh. The monastery is sited at a distance of approximately 67 km to the west of Leh. One can easily see an Indian touch in this monastery, especially in the way its paintings have been made.

Three sacred temples, with the main one being that of Rinchen Lhakhang at Lotsa Lhakhang, make up a major part of the Alchi Gompa of Ladakh.

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Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.

My Stamp released with BardanMonastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

My Stamp released with Bardan Monastery, Leh – Jammu Stamp Show-2011

Design – 06/25

During Jammu Stamp Show-2011, 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites in J&K were introduced.

Bardan Monastery of Ladakh, standing atop a rocky crag, lies at a distance of approximately 12 km to the south of Padum. It belongs to the Dugpa-Kargyud monastic order. Infact, it was one of the first centers of Dugpa-Kargyud monastic order to be set up in Zanskar. Bardan Gompa of Leh Ladakh dates back to the 17th century. A number of smaller monasteries in the region come under the management of Bardan. One such monastery is the Sani Gompa

Complete 25 designs of Buddhist Heritage Sites  issued during Jammu Stamp Show 2011.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-

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Date Of Issue:-26.11.2011.