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20th Anniversary of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (1971) ●

 

     

     

 

 Issue Name: 20th Anniversary of the World Fellowship of Buddhists
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 20 ปี องค์การพุทธศาสนิกสัมพันธ์แห่งโลก
 Issue Date: 1971/2514-05-09
 Cause: To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the World Fellowship of Buddhists
 Catalogue Number: 1971/10-13
 Denomination: 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 25 Baht, 55 Baht, 90 Baht, 110 Baht
 Complete Set:  280 Baht (unused), 90 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 5,000,000 pieces for the first design; 1,000,000 pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Important Buddhist sites: 1. column of the Asoka pillar (fig.) in Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha in southern Nepal; 2. the Mahabodhi pagoda in Bodh Gaya, the place in Bihar state of North India where the Buddha attained bodh, i.e. Enlightenment; 3. the Dhamekha Stupa at Sarnath, the place in northern India where the Buddha held his first public discourse to the Panjawakkih, after having attained Enlightenment; 4. the stupa of the Parinirvana Temple at Kushinagara, where the Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana
 Related Link: Asoka pillar, Lumbini, Siddhartha, Bodh Gaya, stupa, Sarnath, Panjawakkih, Buddha, bodh, Enlightenment, Parinirvana, Kushinagara, Mahaparinirvana, Important Buddhist Religious Day (2007), Important Buddhist Religious Day (2008), Important Buddhist Religious Day (2009), Important Buddhist Religious Day (2010), Visakha Bucha Day (2007-2010)