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 Visit Nepal Series 1981

Visit Nepal Series 1981

A set of three commemorative postage stamps on the tourist attractions of Nepal : Hrishikesha, Tripura Sundari Devi and Langtang Lirung :

Hrishikesha (हृषीकेश) : 47th name in the Vishnu SahasranamamLalita Maha Tripura Sundari (त्रिपुरा सुन्दरी)Langtang Himal (Nepalese Himalayas)Issued by Nepal

Issued on 15 Paush 2038 corresponding to 30th December 1981

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

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
(a) 5 Paisa
(b) 25 Paisa
(c) Rs. 2.00

Colour : Four colour

Size : 26 x 36 mm.

Perforation : 14 x 14

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special stamp-paper, nonwatermarked

Quantity :
(a) 4,000,000 (Four millions)
(b) 3,000,000 (Three millions)
(c) 2,000,000 (Two millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Bruder Rosenbaum Printers, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • Hrishikesh, Ridi:-
    • Ridi, a famous place of pilgrimage, is situated on the border of Palpa and Gulmi districts of Lumbini zone in western development region. It is a common belief that worshipping Lord Hrishikesh after a dip in holy confluence of Ridi and Kali river helps attain divinity and absolve from worldly sins and sorrows. A great fair is held every year on Haribodhini Ekadashi (awakening of Lord Vishnu on the eleventh day of bright fortnight in the month of October November) and Makar Sankranti (the first day of the month when the sun enters Capricornus). On this occasion thousands of pilgrims even from neighbouring country congregate here.
    • In this present postage stamp the image of Lord Hrishikesh artistically made of black stone has been depicted.
  • Tripura Sundari, Baitadi:-
    • The famous temple of Goddess Tripura Sundari is situated on a beautiful hillock in Pujara village of Baitadi district in Mahakali zone. This goddess is also known as Rana Shaini Bhagavati. A great fair is held every year for nine days during Durga Puja festival and Eight day of dark fortnight in the month of Kartik i.e. October. On this occasion thousands of pilgrims even from India assemble here to worship and offer their prayer.
    • In this stamp the beautiful picture of the artistic temple of the goddess has been featured.
  • Langtang (Lirung):-
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