Bindhyabasini, Pokhara

A commemorative postage stamp on the Vindhyavasini templePokharaGandaki Pradesh :

Vindhyavasini : भगवती विंध्यवासिनी आद्या महाशक्तिIssued by Nepal

Issued on Oct 16, 1988

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Kathmandu

Design : The present postage stamp depicts the beautiful picture of the sculpture of this Goddess.

Designer : M. N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 15 Paisa

Colour : colours

Size : 45 mm x 27.38 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : Unwatermarked coated Postage Stamp Paper

Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Lithographic

Printer : Harrison and Sons Limited, England

About : 

  • The temple of Goddess Vindhyabasini is situated at Pokhara in Kaski District of Gandaki Zone (Nepal) and this temple is very famous for its artistic design. Inside the temple, there is a sculpture of Goddess Vindhyabasini with her eight arms. This sculpture, made of black stone, is estimated to have been erected before 1872 B.S.
  • From the religious point of view, Goddess Vindhyabasini bears much significance. On religious occasions, thousands of devotees visit this temple to pray and worship this Goddess.

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