100th Anniversary of Buddhadasa Bhikku (2006)


Buddhadasa Bhikku   Nothingness

Khao Phutthong   Suan Mokkha Phalarahm with signature and seal of Buddhadasa


 Issue Name:

100th Anniversary of Buddhadasa Bhikku

 Thai Issue Name: พุทธทาส 100 ปี
 Issue Date: 2006/2549-05-27
 Cause: To mark the 100th Anniversary of Buddhadasa Bhikku, who was born on 27 May 1906
 Catalogue Number: 2006/25-28
 Denomination: 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht, 4 Baht, 4 Baht, 4 Baht
 Complete Set:  16 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 28 x 28 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Design 1: Phuttathaat, who in Pali is known as Buddhadasa, holding his walking stick and sitting on a rock in Suan Mokkha Phalarahm meditation centre in Chaiya, in Surat Thani; 2. Phuttathaat with the Thai text: tam soong sut - thang mot - kheu khwahm wahng (ธรรมสูงสุด - ทั้งหมด - คือความว่าง), i.e. ‘The highest dhamma - totally - is Nothingness’, i.e. Sunyata; 3. Phuttathaat giving a sermon to monks gathered in front of the main Buddha image at the garden ubosot of Khao Phutthong; 4. Suan Mokkha Phalarahm's multipurpose ground, called Curved Stone Court, as well as the signature and personal Chinese seal (yin zhang) of Buddhadasa
 Related Link: Phuttathaat, bhikku, Suan Mokkha Phalarahm, Pali, Chaiya, Surat Thani, Buddha image, ubosot, moksha, araam, yin zhang, Khao Phutthong, Sunyata, dhamma, tam