Complete set of 5 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Illustrations from Shiva Dharma Purana :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on May 30, 1985
Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Dept., Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu
Designer : M. N. Rana
Type : Se–tenant set of 5 Stamps (imperforation within), Mint condition
Denomination : 50 Paisa
Colour : Multicolour
(a) Vertical and Horizontal
Paper : Unwatermarked Special Stamp-paper
Sheet : 25
Process : Offset litho
Printer : Carl Ueberreuter, Vienna, Austria
- This present Traditional Painting dates back to 13th century and has been taken from the book cover of “Shiva Dharma Purana” preserved in the National Art Gallery, Bhaktapur.
- In this painting, varied forms of Maheshwara (Lord Shiva) have been shown. In the middle of the stamp strip scene of Brahma and Vishnu offering flower to phallus (Shivalinga) placed on lotus flower has been depicted.