11 April 2012

Stamps on Yoga from China…


Indian theme on foreign stamps


The Miniature sheet ( Customized)  features Taj Mahal, Yoga and Shri BKS Iyengar

The Chinese Postal department released eight stamps featuring the Karnataka born and Pune-based, internationally acclaimed Yogacharya BKS Iyengar during the China-India yoga summit held in Guangzhou between June 17 and 19 last year .It is a customized Miniature sheet.

About B.K.S : Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar Generally known as B. K. S. Iyengar Born December 14, 1918, in Bellur, Kolar, district, Karnataka, India. He is the founder of Iyengar Yoga; He is considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world and has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than 75 years. He has written many books on yoga practice and philosophy, He has also written several definitive yoga texts. Iyengar yoga classes are offered throughout the world,

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1991 and the Padma Bhushann in 2002. In 2004, Iyengar was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.

-Jagannath Mani, Bangalore  email : jagannath_mani7@yahoo.co.in 
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Europa 2012  "Visit... "

Here are some recent stamps featuring EUROPA 2012 theme, stamps  issued by Kazakhstan and Lithuania.



Date of Issue: 11th April 2012


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Date of Issue : 28th April 2012 

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Extraordinary stamps of  2011

Here are some more stamps selected in  top ten stamp  list of 2011 released by  stamp News .com


Mythical Creatures



This Australia Post's stamp issue, released in October 2011, features Mythical Creatures including a fairy, troll, mermaid, griffin, unicorn and a dragon.

Included in this stamp issue is an Australian first, a special effect 3D mini sheet. It comes with viewing glasses and is housed in a special stamp pack complete with a standard mini sheet.

Zodiac issue by Liechtenstein and China


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