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Important Buddhist Religious Day - Visakha Bucha Day (2013)

 

Visakha Bucha: the birth, Enlightenment, and passing away of the Buddha

 

 Issue Name: Important Buddhist Religious Day (Vesak Day)
 Thai Issue Name: วันสำคัญทางพุทธศาสนา (วันวิสาขบูชา)
 Issue Date: 2013/2556-05-24
 Cause: To commemorate the annual Visakha Bucha Day
 Catalogue Number: 2013/30
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht
 Thailex Collection: 1 Baht
 Size: 30 x 72 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai-British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Thai-style paintings of Visakha Bucha, i.e. the Phrasut (birth - fig.), the Enlightenment (fig.), and the Mahaparinirvana (passing away - fig.) of the Buddha, three events that according to tradition all fell on the same day, throughout his life and are hence illustrated together on this single stamp.
 Related Links: Visakha Bucha, Phrasut, Enlightenment, Parinippahn, Buddha