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Important Buddhist Religious Day - Visakha Bucha Day (2004)

Buddha image in the naagprok pose

 

 Issue Name: Important Buddhist Religious Day (Vesak Day)
 Thai Issue Name: วันสำคัญทางพุทธศาสนา (วันวิสาขบูชา)
 Issue Date: 2004/2547-06-02
 Cause: To commemorate the annual Visakha Bucha Day
 Catalogue Number: 2004/44
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Used Value: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 3 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Buddha image in the pahng samahti pose, i.e. seated in deep concentration or meditation. This pose corresponds to Thursday in the Phra prajam wan geut system, while the orange colour of the background corresponds to Thursday in the sih prajam wan system.
 Related Links: Visakha Bucha, Buddha, Buddha image, pahng samahti, Phra prajam wan geut, meditation, sih prajam wan, bucha