India on Temple Architecture 2001

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Temple Architecture :

1885 Kedarnath [Temple Architecture]1886 Tryambakeshwar [Temple Architecture]1887 Aundha Nagnath [Temple Architecture]1888 Rameshwaram [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.

About : 

  • 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.

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