My Stamp – Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya – By India Post

My Stamp – Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya – By India Post

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C., and the present temple dates from the 5th or 6th centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Date Of Issue:-February 2016.

Mahabodhi Temple 2016

 

My Stamp – New Series – Sun Temple Konark – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Sun Temple, Konark – By India Post

On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya’s chariot; its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India’s most famous Brahman sanctuaries.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Date Of issue:-February 2016.

My Stamp Sun Temple Konark

My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

My Stamp – New Series – Ellora Caves, World Heritage Site – By India Post

The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples built between the 6th and 10th centuries AD near the ancient Indian village of Ellora. The caves have a slightly less dramatic setting than those at Ajanta, but more exquisite sculptures. Ellora is a World Heritage Site and the most visited ancient monument in Maharashtra State.

Date Of issue:-15.02.2016.

My stamp 2016