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Important Buddhist Religious Day - Visakha Bucha Day (2011)

 

marapajon, i.e. the struggle with Mara

 

 Issue Name: Important Buddhist Religious Day (Visakhapuja Day)
 Thai Issue Name: ชุดวันสำคัญทางพุทธศาสนา (วันวิสาขบูชา)
 Issue Date: 2011/2554-05-17
 Cause: Commemoration of Visakha Puranamee Bucha (Visakha Bucha Day)
 Catalogue Number: 2011/43
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 72 x 30 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Buddhist mural of the marapajon scene, i.e. the struggle with Mara, with the Buddha seated in the bhumisparsa pose and Mae Phra Thoranee wringing water from her hair in order to drown the army of demons
 Related Link: Visakha Bucha, marapajon, maravijaya, Buddha, bhumisparsa, Mae Phra Thoranee, Mara, jittrakon fah phanang