A commemorative postage stamp on Harihara (Shankaranarayana), combined representation of Vishnu (Hari) and Shiva (Hara) from the Hindu tradition :

हरिहर : शंकरनारायण (वाल्मीकि आश्रम)Issued by Nepal

Issued on Jan 26, 1971 (2027/10/13)

Design : The stamp depicts an exceptionally fine stone image of Harihar (half Vishnu and half Shiva) lying in the holy Grove of Valmiki Ashram on the bank of River Gandaki. The image has been an attraction to lovers of art, students of ancient history and simple pilgrims visiting the Ashram.

Designer : K. Karmacharya (based on photography by W. R. Ward)

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 25 Paisa

Colour : Gravure Blue Black and Gravure Light Brown

Size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms double decimal

Perforation : 14½ x 14

Paper : Unwatermarkedgummed and Adhesive stamp paper

Quantity : 5,00,000

Sheet : 50

Printing process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road