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Important Buddhist Religious Day - Visakha Bucha Day (2012)

 

Bronze Buddha image in the pahng samahti or meditation pose, with in the background a large leaf of the Ficus religiosa

 

 Issue Name: Important Buddhist Religious Day (Visakhapuja Day)
 Thai Issue Name: วันสำคัญทางพุทธศาสนา (วันวิสาขบูชา)
 Issue Date: 2012/2555-06-02
 Cause: To commemorate Visakha Puranamee Bucha (Visakha Bucha Day) and to celebrate Buddhachayantih, i.e. 2600 Years of the Buddha's Enlightenment (i.e. 45 years before the Buddha died + 2555 BE, the current year since the death of the Buddha, when the Thai Buddhist Era began)
 Catalogue Number: 2012/44
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 51 x 36 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: n/a
 Printer: Thai-British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Bronze Buddha image in the pahng samahti or meditation pose, with in the background a large leaf of the Ficus religiosa or bodhi tree, as well as branches with smaller bodhi leaves
 Related Link: Visakha Bucha, Buddhachayantih, Buddha image, Ficus religiosa, bodhi tree, meditation, pahng samahti