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 Amsu Varma

A commemorative postage stamp on Pashupati Bhattarak Amshuvarma, a 7th cent. ruler and reformer, prime minister (Mahasamanta) of King Shivadeva I of the Licchavi kingdom (590-604) :

अंशुवर्माIssued by Nepal

Issued on 1st Baishak, 2026 corresponding to 13th April 1969

Designer : Amar Chitrakar

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 15 Paisa

Colour : Olive Green and Purple

Size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper

Quantity : 2,50,000

Sheet : 50

Printing process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

Name : Amshu Varman

Born on 

Died on 640 A.D.

About : 

  • Amsu Varma is one of the giants of Nepalese history. In one person he combined the qualities of warrior, diplomat, political reformer, patron of arts and literature, and benevolent ruler. Himself a Hindu, he welded together diverse social and religious groups and laid the foundation for the present day harmonious mixture of races and religions in Nepal. The marriage of his daughter Bhrikuti to Srong Tseng Gampo of Tibet cemented the centuries long friendship between Tibet and NepalAmsu Varma died in 640 A.D.
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