Bhaktivedanta Swami

A commemorative postage stamp on A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada :

1558 Bhaktivedanta Swami [India Stamp 1997]Issued by India

Issued on Sep 6, 1997

Issued for : The Department of Posts is issuing a special commemorative postage stamp on August 26, 1997 to honour his memory.

Credits :
Stamp
, F.D.C. : Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
Cancellation : Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Mint condition

Colour : Single Colour

Denomination : 500 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Indegenous un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper

Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

Name : Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Abhay Charan De)

Born on Sep 1, 1896 at Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India

Died on Nov 14, 1977 at Vrindavan, Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh, India

About : 

  • For his role in helping people all over the world to understand the message of Indian culture and philosophy, Bhaktivedanta Swami could be called as India‘s Cultural Ambassador to the world, and his contribution to the upliftment of society and betterment of mankind have been widely appreciated. By his straightforward presentation of our Indian cultural and philosophical heritage, millions have developed a deeper appreciation and understanding of India.
  • Text : Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

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