Stamps on ARPHILA 75 Paris – France 1974

Stamps on ARPHILA 75 Paris – France 1974

France issued stamps on International Stamp Exhibition ARPHILA 75 held in Paris. Stamps were issued with labels  on ARPHILA 75

14 Sep 1974 – 2.00 Franc – Juan Miro

16 Nov 1974- 2.00 Franc – Tapestry by Georges Mathieu -Tribute to Nicholas F

FRANCE ARPHILA 75
FRANCE 1974 – ARPHILA 75
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Indian Miniature Paintings on German Stamps- GDR 1979

Indian Miniature Paintings on German Stamps- GDR 1979

Indian Miniature Paintings on German Stamps issued by GDR on 02 Oct 1979.

20 Pf-  Durga Miniature (18th Century)     35 Pf-  Mahavira Miniature (15-16 Century). Both from Berlin State Library.

GDR 79 INDIA MINIATURE 1
GDR 1979 -INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS

50 Pf – Ragini Todi (17th Century)         70 Pf- Asaviri Ragini (17th Century) Both from State Museum Berlin.

GDR 79 INDIA MINIATURE 2
GDR 1979 -INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS

Historical Art Craft -Stamps of GDR 1976.

Historical Art Craft -Stamps of GDR 1976.

GDR issued stamps on Historical Art Craft on 19 Oct 1976.

10 Pf – Pot                    20 Pf – Lid Vase                        25 Pf -Centrepiece

GDR 76 ART 1
GDR 1976- HISTORICAL ART CRAFT

35 Pf – Load Bearer        70 Pf – Vase

GDR 76 ART 2
GDR 1976 -HISTORICAL ART CRAFT

Miniature Sheets on Atsara (Acharya) of Bhutan 2015.

Miniature Sheets on Atsara (Acharya) of Bhutan 2015.

Atsara is derived from Sanskrit word Acharya (Holy Teacher). Atsaras are clown figures who entertain the crowd at Tshechus.

Two miniature sheets were issued by Bhutan on 10 Sep 2015 on Atsara(Acharya) of Bhutan. Miniature Sheet with one stamp of 40 Nu and a miniature sheet with six stamps of 20 Nu each.

BHUTAN MS ATSARA 1V
BHUTAN MS 2015- ATSARA
BHUTAN MS ATSARA 6V
BHUTAN MS 2015-ATSARA 6V

 

 

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

The Ashtamangala are a sacred suite of Eight auspicious signs endemic to various religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism etc. In Buddhism, these eight symbols of good fortune represent the offerings made by Gods to Shakyamuni Buddha immediately after he attained enlightenment. Tibetan Buddhists use a particular set for use in household and public art.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet of one stamp of Nu 60 denomination on 16 April 2016 depicting the Tashi Tagye -eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism.

BHUTAN MS SYMBOLS 1V
BHUTAN MS 2016 -TASHI TAGYE SYMBOLS

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

The Ashtamangala are a sacred suite of Eight auspicious signs endemic to various religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism etc. In Buddhism, these eight symbols of good fortune represent the offerings made by Gods to Shakyamuni Buddha immediately after he attained enlightenment. Tibetan Buddhists use a particular set for use in household and public art.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet of eight stamps (each of Nu 30 denomination) on 16 April 2016 depicting the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism. The symbols featured on stamps are

Sernya (Golden Fish)

Drami (Eternal Knot)

Meto Pema (Lotus)

Khorlo (Wheel of Wisdom)

Gyeltshen(Victory Banner)

Bumpa ( Treasure Vase)

Dungkar ( Conch Shell)

Dhug (Parasol)

BHUTAN SYMBOLS MS
BHUTAN 2016-EIGHT AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with four stamps of  30 Nu each featuring World’s largest statues of seated Buddha – Buddha Dordenma and Guru Rinpoche. The MS was issued on 06 September 2016.

BHUTAN LARGEST STATUE OF SEATED  BUDDHA -MS 2016
BHUTAN LARGEST STATUE OF SEATED BUDDHA -MS 2016