A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Swami Vivekananda, founder of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission :
Issued by India
Issued on Jan 17, 1963
Issued for : The Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged in bringing out a special postage stamp on January 17, 1963 commemorating the birth centenary of this great son of India.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Gold Green & Mineral Red
Denomination : 15 nP.
Size : 4.06 x 2.41 cms.
Perforation : 14½ x 14
Watermark : All over multiple ‘Lion Capital of Asoka’
Number of stamps printed : 2.5 million
Set : 45 stamps per issue sheet
Printing Process : Photogravure
Designed and Printed at : India Security Press, Nasik Road
Name : Narendra Nath Datta
Born on Jan 12, 1863 at Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died on Jul 4, 1902 at Belur Math, Bengal Presidency, British India
- Both are dedicated to the realization of spirituality through the service of man, irrespective of caste, creed, race and sect, under the inspiring motto coined by Vivekananda: ATMANO MOKSĀRTHAM JAGADDHITYĀ CHA – ‘For the freedom of the Self and welfare of the World’.