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Godiji Temple

Godiji Temple

Godiji Parshwanath is the name given to several images of the Jain Tirthankar Parshwananth in India, and to the temple where it is the main deity (mulanayaka). Parshwanath was the 23rd Tirthankara who attained nirvana in 777 BCE. Among the …

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Churches of Lithuania 2011

Lithuania post issued a set of two stamps featuring churches, Šiauliai Cathedral of St. Apostles Peter and Paul and Trakai Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Šiauliai Cathedral of St. Apostles Peter and Paul is the most …

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Pilgrim route of John Paul II

Pope John Paul II, called the Pilgrim Pope, is considered to be one of the most influential leaders of the twentieth century who has served as the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church for almost 27 years. During his papacy, …

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Easter 2011 – Vatican

In the year 2011 Easter will be celebrated with a stamp featuring the central moment of the salvific mission of Our Lord as seen in a detail of a wall mural located at the main entrance to the Sistine Chapel. …

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Easter 2011 Folk Style – Slovakia

Easter is the most important Christian festival which as the only movable festival falls on March or April. Its celebrations in the church were mentioned already in the 2nd century. Just like the blood of the Lamb of God saved …

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St. Patrick’s Day

An Post issued a stamp to commemorate St Patrick’s Day; the feast of our national saint. The stamp is based on a stone carving of St Patrick at the entrance to the spire of the chapel at St Patrick’s College …

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