Stamps on Shiva & Vishnu Temples – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Building Gables – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Thailand issued a set of Four triangular stamps in a  strip of five se-tenants on Building Gables on 04 Aug 2005. These stamps feature Architecture, Cave Temples and Sculptures.

5 Baht – Scripture Library at Wat Phra Sing at Woramahawihan.

5 Baht -Uposatha Hall at Wat Khao Bandai It. (Temple in Caves in Phetchaburi)

5 Baht – Phra Prang at Wat Phra Phai Luang.12th or 13th Century Temple built by Angkor King and dedicated to Vishnu.

5 Baht – Prasat Phanom Rung. It is a Hindu Khmer Temple complex set up on an extinct Volcano at 402 metres in Buriram Province of Thailand. It is a Shiva Temple

THAILAND SCULPTURES
THAILAND SCULPTURES 2005

Second Visit of Pope John Paul II to Argentina -1987

Second Visit of Pope John Paul II to Argentina -1987

Pope John Paul II visited Argentina from 06 to 12 April 1987 and celebrated World Youth Day in Buenos Aires. This was his second state visit. Argentina issued a miniature sheet on 04 Apr 1987 to commemorate this historic Papal visit.

ARGENTINA POPE
ARGENTINA POPE JOHN PAUL II VISIT -1987

Stamps on World Buddhist Summit – Myanmar 2004- Indian Flag on the stamp

Stamps on World Buddhist Summit – Myanmar 2004.

Myanmar issued a set of two stamps on World Buddhist Summit 2004 which was held in Yangon, Myanmar. The stamps featuring Flags of various nations and Buddhist Temples were issued on 09 Dec 2004. Indian Flag is also featured on the stamp.

MYANMAR BUDDHIST CONF
MYANMAR BUDDHIST CONFERENCE 2004

 

 

 

 

Costumes of Khuzestan Province – Stamps of Iran 1982

Costumes of Khuzestan Province – Stamps of Iran 1982

Iran issued a se-tenant pair of stamps on Iranian New Year and First Day of Spring on 13 Mar 1982. It features Men’s and Women’s Costume of Khuzestan Province.

IRAN COSTUMES
IRAN COSTUMES -KHUZESTAN PROVINCE 1982

Chandeliers on Stamps – GDR -1989

Chandeliers on Stamps – GDR -1989

GDR or German Democratic Republic issued a miniature sheet on Chandeliers or Christmas Pyramids in the Erzgebirge Candlestick Spinning. Six stamps were issued on 28 Nov 1989.

10pf – Schneeberg (1860)

20pf -Schwarzenberg(1850)

25pf – Annaberg (1800)

35pf- Seiffen (1900)

50pf-Seifen(1900)

70pf-Annaberg (around 1925)

MS DDR CHANDELIERS
MS GDR CHANDELIERS 1989

Stamps on Buddhas of Bamiyan -Afghanistan 1985

Stamps on Buddhas of Bamiyan -Afghanistan 1985

Afghanistan issued a stamp on Buddhas of Bamiyan on 27 Sep 1985 on the occasion of 10th Anniversary of World Tourism Organisation. The Buddhas of Bamiyan were 6th Century monumental statues of Gautam Buddha carved into the side of a cliff in Bamiyan Valley in the Hazarajat region of Central Afghanistan 230 kms north west of Kabul at an elevation of 2,500 metres. The statues represented the classical blended style of Gandhara art. They were dynamited and destroyed in Mar 2001.These remnants of Buddha statues are included on 2008 World Monuments watch list of 100 most endangered sites by World Monuments Fund.

AFGHANISTAN BUDDHA BAMIYAN
STAMPS OF AFGHANISTAN ON BUDDHA BAMIYAN-1985

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

United Arab Emirates issued a set of six stamps on Behavioral and Islamic Values on 29 Nov 2007. A First Day Cover is listed.The Stamps are based on Children drawings.

FDC UAE 2007 - BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES
FDC UAE 2007 – BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES