A commemorative postage stamp on the Manakamana Temple, sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Durga Bhawani (Parvati) :

Manakamana Temple (मनकामना मन्दिर) : Goddess Bhagwati (Parvati)Issued by Nepal

Issued on Apr 12, 1990

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau

Design : The present postage stamp depicts the picture of the temple of Manakamana.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 60 Paisa

Colour : colours

Size : 36.32 x 26.54 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : White, unwatermarked, coated postage stamp paper

Quantity : 5,000,000 (Five millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Lithographic

Printer : Harrison and Sons Limited, England

About : 

  • The temple of Manakamana is situated in Gorkha District of Gandaki Zone, Nepal. Goddess Manakamana is very famous among Nepalese people. It is believed that she is capable of fulfilling every wish of her devotees. On various festivals thousands of devotees visit this holy place for worship and pray.