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100th Anniversary of Panya Nanthaphikku (2011)

 

Panya Nanthaphikku in front of a microphone and with the National Conch Award    Panya Nanthaphikku with a handwritten text in Thai

Panya Nanthaphikku at a statue of Buddhadasaphikku and the personal signatures of both men    Panya Nanthaphikku with a stick in front of Phra Ubosot Klahng Nahm

 

 Issue Name: 100th Anniversary of Panyananda Bhikkhu
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี ชาตกาล ท่านปัญญานันทภิกขุ
 Issue Date: 2011/2554-05-11
 Cause:

To mark the 100th Anniversary of Panya Nanthaphikku

 Catalogue Number: 2011/39-42
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 6 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 24 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 30 x 40.5 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. Panya Nanthaphikku in front of a microphone, suggesting his role for which he won the Distinguished Public Speaker Award, as well as the trophy of the National Conch Award, which he received in 1977; 2. Panya Nanthaphikku with a handwritten text in Thai that reads: khit tae reuang dih, phoot reuang dih, tham reuang dih, khob khon dih, pai soo sathaan thih dih, thah tham dai dih dih yahng nih jak pen khon mih khah (คิดแต่เรื่องดี พูดเรื่องดี ทำเรื่องดี คบคนดี ไปสู่สถานที่ดี ถ้าทำได้ดีๆ อย่างนี้จักเป็นคนมีค่า), i.e. ‘Think only good, speak [only] good, do [only] good, befriend [only] good people, and go [only] to good places, [because] if you can act in a good manner like this you will be a very precious person’; 3. Panya Nanthaphikku at a statue of his predecessor Phuttathaat, i.e. Buddhadasaphikku (fig.), as well as the personal signature of both men; 4. Panya Nanthaphikku with a stick in front of Phra Ubosot Klahng Nahm (พระอุโบสถกลางน้ำ) in Ayutthaya, i.e. the ‘Assembly Hall (Bot) in the Middle of the Water’, his last building project of which he said he hoped he wouldn't die before it was finished.
 Related Link: Panya Nanthaphikku, Luang Pho