2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival -Stamps of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka issued a set of Six stamps on 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival .The stamps feature teachings of Buddhism. The Five rupees stamp were issued on 29th April 2011. The teachings are
- Buddhism is a Universal Doctrine
- Let us practise Buddhist Principles
- Let us take care of Parents and respect them
- Let us help sick
- Person who practises Buddhism illuminates the entire World
- Let us build an antinarcotic society.
Three FDCs are listed.
Buddha’s Birthday – Vesak – Sri Lanka
Vesak is celebratedas religious and cultural festival on the full moon day of lunar month of Veshaka. It is the most prominent Buddhist festival in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has issued a large number of stamps and miniature sheets on Vesak. Few are listed.
- VESAK 2012 -SRI LANKA