2nd World Hindu Conference -Colombo 2003 -Stamps of Sri Lanka.

2nd World Hindu Conference -Colombo 2003 -Stamps of Sri Lanka

The 2nd  World Hindu Conference was held in Colombo from 2-5 May 2003. Sri Lanka issued a 4.50 Rupees stamp to commemorate the event. The stamp on Hindu theme has “OM” on it.

A First Day Cover is listed.

SL HINDU CONF
STAMPS OF SRI LANKA 2003 – 2ND WORLD HINDU CONFERENCE

Poets on Iran- India Joint Issue Stamps -Iran 2004

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 .

IRAN INDiIA JOINT ISSUE  FDC 2004
IRAN INDiIA JOINT ISSUE FDC 2004- HAFEZ & kABIR

Hindu Gods on Thailand stamps -2009

Hindu Gods on Thailand stamps -2009

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.

THAILAND STAMPS ON  HINDU GODS -2009
THAILAND STAMPS ON HINDU GODS -2009