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Canonization of Saint Alphonsa

A Souvenir Sheet consisting of 1 no. of commemorative postage stamp on the Canonization of Saint Alphonsa, T.O.S.F. (Third Order of Saint Francis) : 12-10-2008 : Issued by India Issued on Nov 16, 2008 Issued for : India Post is happy to release commemorative postage stamp on Saint Alphonsa. Credits : Stamp : Suresh Kumar Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition Colour […]

India on Swami Vivekananda 2013

Complete set of 4 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, an Indian Hindu monk, chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahansa : Issued by India Issued on Jan 12, 2013 Issued for : The Department of Posts is privileged to issue a set of four Commemorative Postage Stamps and a sheetlet depicting various milestones of the life of Swami Vivekanand to commemorate […]

Guru Tegh Bahadur

A commemorative postage stamp on the Tercentenary of the Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur, 9th Guru of Sikhs, Hind Di Chadar (Protector of Hindus) : Issued by India Issued on Dec 16, 1975 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is honoured to issue a special commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the tercentenary of the martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur.  Design : The stamp depicts Gurdwara […]

Bhagwan Mahavira 1974

A commemorative postage stamp on the 2500th Anniversary of 24th tirthankara of Jainism, Ativir Vardhamana‘s attainment of Nirvana : Issued by India Issued on Nov 13, 1974 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department are privileged to pay homage to the memory of this great soul during the 25th Centenary year of his Nirvana by issuing a commemorative postage stamp. Design : The temple at Pavapuri is adopted as […]

Guru Nanak Dev

A commemorative postage stamp on the 500th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism and 1st of ten Sikh Gurus : Issued by India Issued on Nov 23, 1969 Issued for : The 500th Birth Anniversary or Guru Nanak is being celebrated the world over this year and the Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is proud indeed to associate itself with the celebrations by bringing […]

Cochin Synagogue

A commemorative postage stamp on the 400 years of the Paradesi Synagogue, oldest active synagogue in British Commonwealth, located in Kochi, Kerala, also known as Cochin Jewish Synagogue or Mattancherry Synagogue : Issued by India Issued on Dec 15, 1968 Issued for : The fact that an oft-persecuted community like the Jews could find peaceful asylum in India symbolises the secular character of […]

India on II International Conference Sem...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 2nd International Conference Seminar of Tamil Studies in Madras : Issued by India Issued on Jan 3, 1968 Issued for : The Posts & Telegraphs Department is happy to bring out a special postage stamp in commemoration of this important event in the cultural life of the country. Description of Design : The stamp depicts the emblem of the Conference. It portrays […]

India on Temple Architecture 2001

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the INPEX-EMPIREPEX 2001 : Hindu Temple Architecture : Kedarnath (Uttaranchal), Tryambakeshwar & Aundha Nagnath (Maharashtra) and Rameshwaram (Tamilnadu) : Issued by India Issued on Dec 22, 2001 Issued for : The Department of Posts is bringing out a set of four stamps on temple architecture. Four temples noted for their antiquity and architectural […]

Architectural Heritage of India 2013

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Indian Architectural Heritage : Arasavalli and Srikurmam temples in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh : Issued by India Issued on Apr 11, 2013 Issued for : Department of Posts is happy to release a set of Commemorative Postage Stamps featuring the Arasavalli and Srikurmam temples in the series on Architectural Heritage of India. Credits : […]

India on St. Francis Xavier

A commemorative postage stamp on ‘Apostle to the Far East‘ Saint Francis Xavier, a Navarrese Roman Catholic missionary and a co-founder of Society of Jesus : Issued by India Issued on Dec 24, 1974 Issued for : The body of St. Francis Xavier was then exposed for public veneration since November 23, 1974 to January 5, 1975. The Posts and Telegraphs Department deem it […]

India on Commonwealth Day 1983

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamp on Commonwealth Day (earlier Empire Day, annual celebration of Commonwealth of Nations : Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram and Gomukh, source of Ganges river : Issued by India Issued on Mar 14, 1983 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to issue a set of two stamps on the occasion. Description of Designs : The 100p. denomination stamp depicts the Shore Temple at […]


A commemorative postage stamp on the 500th Anniversary of the Coronation of Sri Krishna Deva Raya, an Indian emperor of Vijayanagara Empire, 3rd ruler of Tuluva Dynasty (1509-29) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 27, 2011 Issued for : India Post is happy to honour Krishnadevaraya by issuing a commemorative postage stamp. Credita : Stamp, FDC : Sankha Samanta Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour […]

Brihadeeswarar Temple

A commemorative postage stamp on the 1000 years of Construction of Peruvudaiyaar Kovil (Dhakshina Meru), a Shiva temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as “Great Living Chola Temples” : Issued by India Issued on Sep 26, 2010 Issued for : India Post is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp on Brihadeeswarar Temple on the completion […]

The Khalsa Panth

Guru Panth, Gobind Singh, Sikh, Sikhism, five beloved-ones, Panj Pyare

A commemorative postage stamp on the Tercentenary of the Birth of Khalsa, a group of Sikh warriors, initiated by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699, a key event in history of Sikhism : Issued by India Issued on Apr 9, 1999 Issued for : The Department of Posts feels privileged to issue this stamp commemorating the tercentenary of the Khalsa. Credits : Stamp : Based on material […]

Indian Centres of Culture & Tourism

Complete set of 4 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on Indepex ‘97 : Buddhist Cultural Site : Nalanda, Bodhgaya, Vaishali & Kushinagar : Issued by India Issued on Jun 6, 1997 Issued for : The world Philatelic Exhibition, Indepex ’97 was organised at Delhi by the Department of Posts to coincide with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of India’s Independence. The exhibition held from 15-22 […]

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