Poets on Iran- India Joint Issue Stamps -Iran 2004
Poets was the theme of Joint issue of Stamps by Islamic Republic of Iran and India in 2004. Islamic Republic of Iran issued two stamps on 16 Aug 2004 featuring Persian Poet Hafez and Indian Poet Kabir.
Hafez (1315-1390) was born in Shiraz and is known as a Mystic Poet who wrote Ghazals & Irfan. His major work was Divan-e-Hafez.
Kabir- He was a 15th Century Indian mystic poet and saint whose writings influenced Hinduism’s Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhs holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.His legacy continues through Kabir Panth. His Couplets and Dohas are well known.
A First Day Cover of Islamic Republic of Iran with the two stamps is listed .
Thailand issued a set of Four stamps on Hindu Gods on 02 Jun 2009. The Gods on stamps are
Ganesha -Lord Of Success
Brahma -Lord of Creation
Narayana – Lord of Protection
Siva -Lord of Destruction.
All four are Five Baht denomination stamps designed by Mrs Veena Chantanatat. The Cancellation is also on “OM”. A really remarkable set of stamps on Indian Theme. The First Day Cover design also shows a Coonch.