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Special cancellation provided at Kundalpur on 22-2-2001
Indian Postal Department provided a special
cancellation on 22-2-2001 at Kundalpur, a renowned
Jain pilgrimage centre situated in Damoh District of
Madhya Pradesh. The occasion was the
Mahamastakabhisheka Ceremony of 12 feet idol of first
Jain Tirthankar Bhagwan Adeenath on completing 1500
years of it's PRATISHTHA. This idol is popularly known
as BADE BABA. There are 58 recognised temples on the
hill and ground at Kundalpur. Large number of Jains
visit here daily. On completion of 1500 years, a grand
Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsawa function was organised
here from 21st to 27th February 2001.
On the initiation of Mr. sanjay Jain (Max), Convenor
of Abhishek Samiti and persuasion of Indore Philatelic
Society (President Dr. Ravindra Pahalwan) and Central
India Philatelic Society (Secretary Mr. Sudhir Jain),
a special cancellation was provided by the Postal
Department on 22-2-2001 which depicts flaying Indras
showering holly water on the idol of Bhagwan Adeenath.
Organising Committee has also issued a special cover.
With kind regards,
( SUDHIR JAIN )
Sushma Press, SATNA, M.P. 485 001, India.