India on Swami Vivekananda 1963

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Swami Vivekananda, founder of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission :

স্বামী বিবেকানন্দ (स्वामी विवेकानंद)Issued by India

Issued on Jan 17, 1963

Issued for : The Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged in bringing out a special postage stamp on January 17, 1963 commemorating the birth centenary of this great son of India.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Gold Green & Mineral Red

Denomination : 15 nP.

Size : 4.06 x 2.41 cms.

Perforation : 14½ x 14

Watermark : All over multiple ‘Lion Capital of Asoka’

Number of stamps printed : 2.5 million

Set : 45 stamps per issue sheet

Printing Process : Photogravure

Designed and Printed at : India Security Press, Nasik Road

Name : Narendra Nath Datta

Born on Jan 12, 1863 at Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India

Died on Jul 4, 1902 at Belur Math, Bengal Presidency, British India

About : 

  • Both are dedicated to the realization of spirituality through the service of man, irrespective of caste, creed, race and sect, under the inspiring motto coined by Vivekananda: ATMANO MOKSĀRTHAM JAGADDHITYĀ CHA – ‘For the freedom of the Self and welfare of the World’.

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