Welcome to my Blog. This blog is dedicated to Permanent Pictorial Cancellations available at Indian Post Offices.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Talkad: Panchalinga Darshan
Talakad or Talakadu is a desert-like town on the left bank of the Kaveri river 45 km (28 miles) from Mysore and 133 km (82 miles) from Bangalore in Karnataka, India. It once had over 30 temples, most of which now lay buried in sand. The extant group of temples, where the eastward flowing Kaveri river changes course as the sand on its banks spreads over a wide area, is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. The cancellation shows five lingam. ( Representation of Hindu god Shiva)
Cancellation was introduced on 1.12.1986 The Postmaster