Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Acharya Vimal Sagar

Shri Vimal Sagarji Maharaj is recognized as a Digambar Jain Acharya of the 20th century, known as a Vatsalya Murti and Sant Shiromani for his Tapasya, Riddhi-Siddhi, Scholarship, Gyan, Siddha Bhakti. He was born on 7th day of Ashwin Krishan in 1915 at Kosma in Uttar Pradesh. His real name before taking Deeksha was Nemichand Jain. He took Deeksha on 13th day of Falgun Shukla in 1952. In the year of 1960, he was awarded by “Acharya Pad” from the blessing and permission by Acharya Shri Mahavirkirtiji Maharaj. In 1963 he was awarded a “Charitra Chakraworty Pad” and in 1979 he was awarded “Sanmati Divakar Pad”. Acharya Shri Vimal Sagarji took Samadhi on 12th day of Poash Krishna in 1994 at auspicious “Siddha Kshetra Shri Sammedshikharji.



Communication Minister Shri Manoj Sinha released commemorative stamp on Acharya Vimalsagar Ji Maharaj on 14th December 2016 at a function organized at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Kalpavriksha Beawar

A Special Cover on Kalpa Vriksha was released by Shri B. R. Suthar (SSPo, Ajmer), Shri R.L. Balotia (SPo, Beawar), Shri Shankar Singh Rawat (MLA Beawar), Smt. Babita Chouhan (Chairman Nagarparisad, Beawar), Shri N. M. Mali (Asst. Director, RO Ajmer) and Shri Virendra Sharma (Jury Member) was released on 28th August 2016.

Mangliyawas, 26kms from Ajmer is famous for two 800 years old trees of a rare species, popularly known as 'Kalpa-Vriksha'. People visit this place throughout the year but on dark moon day of 'Sravana' (Shravana) thousands of people come to worship the trees. The Special Cancellation depicts Ashapura Mata temple of Beawar dedicated to the family deity of the Rajput ruler, Prithviraj Chauhan



Friday, August 26, 2016

Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple

Nasiyan Digambar Jain Temple or Sethji ki Nasiya or Sidhhkut Chaitalaya is located at Prithviraj Marg in Ajmer. The temple was built in the 18th century is dedicated to first jain tirthankar, lord Adinath. Sethji ki Nasiya is regarded as one of the best Jain temples in Rajasthan. The temple was built by Seth Moolchand Soni in 1865. This temple is also known as Lal Mandir (Red Temple). The temple has a two-storied structure divided into two parts, where one is the worship area comprising the idol of Lord Adinath and the second is the museum including a hall. The museum hall gets the major attention due to its mind blowing interiors made up in gold. This exquisite museum depicts the five stages (Panch Kalyanak) in the life of Lord Adinath, in the stature of statues. With the dimensions of 40 x 80 feet, the hall is adorned with Belgium stain glass, mineral color paintings and stain glasswork.

The cancellation depicts Pragya Shikhar of Todgarh. When the British Colonel James Tod came here, he was so enchanted by the aura of this place that he founded this small village and build many buildings. One of his residence buildings is now converted into a Jain temple known as Pragya Shikhar.



Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jain Dhwaja Yatra 2016 - Kolkata

Special Cover on Jain Dhwaja Yatra 2016 released on 17th July 2016 at Kolkata.

Jain Dhwaja Yatra 2016 is religious trekking event organised by Shree Digamber Jain Agarwal Samaj Youth Wing on the auspicious occasion of mukut saptami of bhagwan parasnath.

On the occasion of Jain Dhwaja Yatra 2016, a Special Cover was released at a function organized by Shri Digamber Jain Agarwal Samaj Youth Wing at Shri Digamber Jain Parshwanath Upavan Mandir, Belgachia Road, Kolkata on 17th July 2016.



Wednesday, June 15, 2016

25th Silver Jubilee Year of Shri Swetamber Jain Dadabadi Mandir

On the occasion of 25th Silver Jubilee Year of Shri Swetamber Jain Dadabadi Mandir, Pune, a special cover and special cancellation released at Pune on 15th June 2016 in the auspicious presence of Pujya Shri Arun Vijay Ji Maharaj Sa.



Monday, June 6, 2016

Mahamastakabhisheka of Bade Baba Rishabhanatha

Special Cover on Second Mahamastakabhisheka of Bade Baba Rishabhanatha released on 6th June 2016.

Kundalpur is a town located in Madhya Pradesh, 35 km from the city of Damoh. It is a historical pilgrimage site for Jains in India. Kundalpur has a large image of Rishabhanatha (also known as Bade Baba). The image is in sitting (Padmasana) posture and is 15 feet in height. This is also the place of salvation of Antim Kevali Shridhar Kevali.

Second Mahamastakabhisheka ceremony of Bade Baba was held at Kundalpur from 4th to 9th June 2016. On the occasion of Second Mahamastakabhisheka of Bade Baba Rishabhanatha a Special Cover was released by industrialist Shri Ashok Patni of R. K. Marbles in the auspicious presence of Pujya Aacharya Vidyasagar Ji Maharaj on 6th June 2016 at Kundalpur.

A Special Cover was also released on the occasion of first Mahamastakabhisheka at Kundalpur on 22nd February 2001.






Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Special Cover Released on Ahimsa Ball

A special cover on Jainism theme has been issued at New Delhi on 26th April 2016 on the occasion of 10th Installetion Ceremony of AHIMSA BALL. This beautiful granite ball weighting around 1.5 tonnes with a diameter of 90 cm was installed at Shri Parshva Padmavati Jinalaya at Mahabalipuram Tirth, Maharauli, New Delhi by the renowned family of Late Harakh Chand Ji Nahata and inaugurated by then Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Saheb Singh Verma on 26th April 2006.

10th Anniversary of this Ball was celebrated on 26th April 2016 at the campus of Shri Parshva Padmavati Jinalaya and this cover was released. India Post provided special cancellation on this occasion.