A commemorative postage stamp on the Vindhyavasini temple, Pokhara, Gandaki Pradesh :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Oct 16, 1988
Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
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 : 4 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
- 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.