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Important Buddhist Religious Day - Makha Bucha Day (1999)

 

The birth of Prince Mahajanaka    Mekala carrying Mahajanaka to the city of Mithila

The two mango trees, one barren, the other heavy with fruit    King Mahajanaka founding an institute of higher learning

 

 Issue Name: Important Buddhist Religious Day - Maghapuja Day
 Thai Issue Name: ชุดวันสำคัญทางพุทธศาสนา - วันมาฆบูชา
 Issue Date: 1999/2542-03-01
 Cause: To commemorate the annual Makha Bucha Day
 Catalogue Number: 1999/10-13
 Denomination: 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 9 Baht, 15 Baht
 Unused Value: 6 Baht, 9 Baht, 12 Baht, 19 Baht
 Complete Set:  46 Baht (unused), 32 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 33 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Murals from Wat Tha Sutthawat (วัดท่าสุทธาวาส) in Angthong, depicting scenes from the Mahachanok or Mahajanaka: 1. The birth of Prince Mahajanaka; 2. Mekala carrying Mahajanaka to the city of Mithila; 3. The two mango trees, one barren, the other heavy with fruit, which the people in their greed eventually destroyed; 4. King Mahajanaka founding an institute of higher learning
 Related Link: Makha Bucha, Mahajanaka, Angthong, Mekala, mango