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  dhammachakka in Dvaravati style

 

Thailand

A sandstone dhammachakka in Dvaravati style dating from the 7th-9th century AD, found in Sri Thep in the province of Petchabun. It is the symbol of the Buddha's first public discourse on his doctrine, given to five ascetics at Mrigadava in Sarnath (fig.).

See POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).