maanantai 30. lokakuuta 2017


Gatotkaca from epic of Mahabharata, India

From Kevin, Indonesia
sent on 21 Sep, 2017
travel time 32 days
distance travelled 10,345 km

The postcad is showing the flying super-man, Gatotkaca holding a giant postcard and parts of other landmarks, including the tip of one of the pyramids of Egypt, the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the outstretched arm of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and many others.

The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. The Mahabharata is an important source of information on development of Hinduism between 400 BCE  and 200 CE.  Gatotkaca is character in the epic Mahabharata. 

The stamp was issued July 14 as part of a set honoring Postcrossing.

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