A commemorative postage stamp on Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya :
Issued on Apr 14, 1977
Issued for : The Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of this great son of India.
Picture : Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Watermark : No
Colour : Raw Sienna
Denomination : 100p
Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms.
Printing Size : 3.55 X 2.54 cms.
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printers : India Security Press
Name : Vallabha Acharya
Born on 1479 at Champaran, Chhattisgarh [in present-day Raipur district], India
Died on 1531 at Sarayu river, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya was born in 1479. A child of prodigious intellect, Vallabhacharya became intensely interested in study of philosophy and religion even at a young age. He propounded the philosophy of ‘Suddh–advaita‘ or pure monism. According to Vallabhacharya one need not renounce the material universe which is Divine in nature to realize God.
- Vallabhacharya wrote several works including ‘Siddhant Rahasya‘, ‘Mukti Varddhini‘ and ‘Sanyas Nirnaya‘. He travelled all over India propagating his teachings among the people and finally settled down in Varanasi. Vallabhacharya took Samadhi in 1531.