Immortal Hanuman ji Haridwar. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Immortal Hanuman ji Haridwar. The Neel Parvat in Haridwar that has the temple of Chandi Devi also has a twin peak atop which is situated the temple of Anjani Mata, the mother of HanumanContinue reading “Immortal Hanuman ji Haridwar. (Special Cover)”

Hope Floats. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Fourth cover of the four-cover series ‘Rishikesh & Haridwar: Kumbh & COVID-19’. Corresponds to the traditionally fourth bath of the Kumbh. Hope Floats. When the prayers are held near Ma Ganga, the believers floatContinue reading “Hope Floats. (Special Cover)”

Wish Granting Cows. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Third cover of the four-cover series ‘Rishikesh & Haridwar: Kumbh & COVID-19’. Corresponds to the traditionally third bath of the Kumbh. Wish Granting Cows. The churning of the oceans by the divines and demonsContinue reading “Wish Granting Cows. (Special Cover)”

Vegetable Seller. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Second cover of the four-cover series ‘Rishikesh & Haridwar: Kumbh & COVID-19’. Corresponds to the traditionally second bath of the Kumbh. Vegetable Seller. Adherents practice silence (Maun) this day. Ritual bathing is much preferred.Continue reading “Vegetable Seller. (Special Cover)”

Prayers to Ganga. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. First of the four-cover series ‘Rishikesh & Haridwar: Kumbh & COVID-19’. Corresponds to the traditionally first bath of the Kumbh. Prayers to Ganga. Capricorn corresponds to Makar, the crocodile. This day heralds the onsetContinue reading “Prayers to Ganga. (Special Cover)”

Aarati at Har ki Paidi Haridwar (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Fourth and the last of the four-cover series ‘Kumbh and COVID-19’. Aarati at Har ki Paidi Haridwar. Mighty oceans were churned in a collaboration of the divines and the demons. Finally, a Kumbh (pot)Continue reading “Aarati at Har ki Paidi Haridwar (Special Cover)”

Ghat of Makar Vahini Temple Haridwar. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed (Special Cover) mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Third of the four-cover series ‘Kumbh and COVID-19’. Ghat of Makar Vahini Temple Haridwar. Kumbh is inscribed by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity. Ganga, the national river of India, isContinue reading “Ghat of Makar Vahini Temple Haridwar. (Special Cover)”

Mansa Devi Temple – View from Neel Dhara Haridwar. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. Second of the four-cover series ‘Kumbh and COVID-19’. Mansa Devi Temple – View from Neel Dhara Haridwar. Planet Jupiter completes one orbit around Sun in 12 years. Kumbh is held when Jupiter comes toContinue reading “Mansa Devi Temple – View from Neel Dhara Haridwar. (Special Cover)”

Haridwar – View from Chandi Devi Temple. (Special Cover)

A postally used four colour digitally printed Special Cover mailed from the Kumbh Post Office Haridwar to an address within Haridwar. First Special Cover of the four-cover series ‘Kumbh and COVID-19’. Corresponding to the bath on Somvati Amavasya. Haridwar – View from Chandi Devi Temple. Kumbh Mela (the festival of the sacred Pitcher) is theContinue reading “Haridwar – View from Chandi Devi Temple. (Special Cover)”

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