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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



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 her…