Saṃskṛtam (Sanskrit) known as “Divine Speech” and “Language of the Gods” in Indian tradition is the source of later languages of India. Precision is its beauty. “Philately” (Fr: Philatélie) is the study of postage stamps. The legacy that Sanskrit has left to us is India's legacy. Displayed here are Stamps, Covers, Post Cards & Postmarks which have a bearing on Sanskrit. Translators and Promoters of Institutions are included. However, holders of a degree in Skt and quoters are excluded.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
India - Love and Care for Elders, 1988 - First Day Cover
India Post issued a special stamp to highlight the necessity for taking care of elders with love, on 24.5.1988. The FDC issued on the occasion carried a Sanskrit verse from the Sāmānya-nīti which runs as under: