Chariot of Red Machchhindranath

A commemorative postage stamp on the Raktalokitesvara Karunamaya (Rato Machhindra Nath) :

The Chariot of Bunga Dyah : Rato Machhendranath JatraIssued by Nepal

Issued on 9th Shrawan 2036 corresponding to 25 July 1979

Design : This chariots of Machchhindranath and Minnath have been depicted in the special stamp issued today to mark the auspicious occasion of the vest show observed with great devotion and Jubilation in the context of the twelfth year of Red Machchhindranath‘s festival.

Designer : M.N.S. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : Rupees 1.25

Colour : 6 colours

Size : 26.5 x 42.5 mm

Perforation : 13½ x 13½

Format : Vertical

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive Paper

Quantity : 1,500,000

Sheet : 100

Process : Offset

Printer : Bruder Rosenbaum Printers, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • Equally revered as the preceptor of Gorakhnath – the founder of Nath sect, the symbol of great harvest, Padmapani Bodhisatwa, Avalokiteshwar and Loknath – the god of full compassion, Red Machchhindranath‘s chariot procession is the most famous festival celebrated with grandeur for the longest period in the kingdom of Nepal. As the belief goes, celestial and earthly beings of three worlds participate in the jewel-studded vest exhibition ceremony the highest point of this chariot festival.

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