A set of 2 special cover was released on Simha Vahanam and Muthyapuy Pandiri Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 12th October 2018.
Lord Malayappa Swamy goes in the procession, alone on the Simha Vahana. In the form of lion Mahavishnu has given protection and wealth to devotees from all evils. Vishnu killed the cruel Hiranyakasipa in form of Narasimha. Simha stands for the ability to carry and move the lion vahana stands for the end of evil one, and protection of the devotees.
Cover Code: AP/20/2018
On pearl bower car Malayappa Swamy goes in the procession in the Mada streets of the temple Tirumala, accompanied by his two deiteis Sridevi and Bhudevi. The pearls always emanate brightness and coolness because they are always in bright white color. Swamy appears in the pearl bower car in the guise of Sri Krishna, who shears Bakasura's beak and punishes the evil one.
A special cover was released to celebrate World Rabies Day on 28th September 2018 at Bengaluru.
World Rabies Day is celebrated every year on 28th September. It is the
death anniversary of Louis Pasteur, who developed the first rabies
vaccine and laid the foundations of rabies prevention. It is a day to
raise awareness about rabies and its prevention.
A special cover was released on Chinna Sesha Vahanam and Hamsa Vahanam on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 11th October 2018.
On Hamsa Vahanam delighting the devotees in the form of Godess of learning Saraswati holding her Veena, Swamy goes on the mada streets of Tirumala. The wan whose great reputation is born of the skill of clearly distinguishing the milk from water is symbolic to distinguish good fronm the bad, the individual soul free from human bondage. On this vahana Swamy looks like Paramahamsa, the great preacher.
Cover Code: AP/19/2018
The Chinna Shesa Vahanam procession contains of five hooded Aadi Sesha. It is out said that Sesha is born of a spark of Narayana. Adishesha took the form of a hill as proper habitation for God. Swamy built his Ananda Nilaya on this hill. Such is the affinity between Asi Sesha and the Lord. It is on ths vahanam that the Lord makes a feast to the eyes of the devotees.
India Post conducted a Regional level competitive philatelic exhibition Kudanthaipex 2018 in Kumbakonam at the Haritha Mahal, from 9th to 11th August 2018. Three each special covers were released on all three days of the Exhibition.
A set of 4 stamps was released by Russia Post depicting the Monumental Art of the Moscow Metro on 29th June 2018 depicting S.V. Goryaev, "The Church of St. Tryphon" at "Maryina Roshcha" station, Z. K. Tsereteli. "Victory in the War of 1812" at "Park Pobedy station, P. D. Korin "Alexander Nevsky" at "Komsomolskaya" station and Deineka. "24-Hour Soviet Sky" at "Mayakovskaya station.
The Moscow Metro is a public transport, which opened on May 15, 1935. Many stations of the Moscow Metro are monuments of architecture. Outstanding masters created an amazing underground ensemble, characterized by cheerful character, unique images, and beautiful architectural compositions. Engineering thought and the artist's inspiration combined here in harmony. Renowned architects and artists took part in designing and decorating metro stations.
A special cover was released on Pedda Sesha Vahan on the occasion of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Navaratri Brahmotsavams 2018 at Thirumala on 10th October 2018.
The procession diety Malayappa Swamy will go on procession on big seven-hooded golden Seshavahana. The lord of the serpents, Adisesha, bears the massive weight of the globe with its thousand hoods, who dispels sins and who acts as bed for Lord Vishnu. God Seshi ( The Savior) and the others are Sesha Bhooth. The Lord preaches this concept of Sesha_Seshi.
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