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Asaanha Bucha Day (1994)

 

 Issue Name: Asalhapuja Day
 Thai Issue Name: วันอาสฬหบุชา
 Issue Date: 1994/2537-07-22
 Cause: To commemorate the annual Asaanha Bucha Day, which is held on the day of the full moon in July commemorating the first sermon of the Buddha given to the five panjawakkie in Sarnath. It is regarded as the first day when the Rattanatrai or Triple Gem, i.e. the Buddha, his teachings or the Dhamma, and the order of monks or Sangha, was attained.
 Catalogue Number: 1994/16
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Used Value: 7 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 48 x 33 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,000,000 pieces
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Mural depicting the Buddha in Sarnath giving his first sermon to the five panjawakkie, seated in front of him.
 Related Links: Asaanha Bucha, Sarnath, Buddha, Rattanatrai, Dhamma, Sangha, monk, bucha