A commemorative postage stamp on Anandamayi Ma :
Issued by India
Issued on May 1, 1987
Issued for : The Department of Posts is privileged to issue the commemorative stamp in honour of Shree Shree Ma Anandamayee.
Description of Designs : The 100p stamp has been designed by India Security Press, Nashik Road. The cancellation has been designed by Miss Nenu Bagga.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Single Colour
Denomination : 100 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : S.V.P.M.‘s unwatermarked P.G. Matt coated stamp paper
Number printed : 10,00,000
Number per issue sheet : 35
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printed at : India Security Press
Name : Nirmala Sundari
Born on Apr 30, 1896 at Kheora, Brahmanbaria District, Bengal, British India [now Bangladesh]
Died on Aug 27, 1982 at Kishanpur, Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh, India
- During the span of her sojourn in the country over two dozen beautiful Ashrams in her name and quite a few other charitable institutions (e.g. Vidyapeeth, Kanyapeeth, Hospitals, Puran & Ved Research Institute, Publications Divisions etc.) have been established in different places which are rendering yeoman service to the nation.
- Shree Shree Ma Anandamayee had left her physical frame on August 27, 1982. Her body was laid in Maha Samadhi at Shree Shree Anandamayee Ashram in Kankhal on August 29, 1982. A beautiful new shrine christened “Ananda Jyoti Peetham” has come up there which is being ceremonially inaugurated on the auspices Akshay Tritiya day – May 1, 1987. Shree Shree Ma’s Murti (Statue) is also being installed there the same day.