Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Temple Architecture :
Issued by India
Issued on Dec 22, 2001
Issued in Commemoration of Temple Architecture on National Stamp Exhibition “Inpex-Empirepex 2001” held at Nagpur
Picture : 400p – Kedarnath Temple, 400p – Trimbakeshwar Temple, 400p – Aundha Nagnath Temple & 1500p – Rameshwaram Temple
Type : Stamps, Postal Used
Watermark : No
Colour : Four Colour
Denomination : 400, 400, 400 & 1500 Paise
Overall Size : 2.90 X 3.91 cms.
Printing Size : 2.90 X 3.91 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported Unwatermarked stamp paper
Stamps Printed : 3 million each in sheets of 40
Printing Process : Photo Offset
Printer : Madras Security Printers Ltd.
- The evolution of the temple over a period of two millenia offers not only a fascinating subject to the student of architecture but also valuable insights into the economic, cultural, social and climatic factors that where predominant in different historical periods. Four temples noted for their antiquity and architectural features viz. Kedarnath, Tryambakeshwar, Aundha Nagnath and Rameshwaram have been included in this set. These are also popular pilgrimage centers forming part of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples.