Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

The Ashtamangala are a sacred suite of Eight auspicious signs endemic to various religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism etc. In Buddhism, these eight symbols of good fortune represent the offerings made by Gods to Shakyamuni Buddha immediately after he attained enlightenment. Tibetan Buddhists use a particular set for use in household and public art.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet of one stamp of Nu 60 denomination on 16 April 2016 depicting the Tashi Tagye -eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism.

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BHUTAN MS 2016 -TASHI TAGYE SYMBOLS
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Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism-Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016.

The Ashtamangala are a sacred suite of Eight auspicious signs endemic to various religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism etc. In Buddhism, these eight symbols of good fortune represent the offerings made by Gods to Shakyamuni Buddha immediately after he attained enlightenment. Tibetan Buddhists use a particular set for use in household and public art.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet of eight stamps (each of Nu 30 denomination) on 16 April 2016 depicting the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism. The symbols featured on stamps are

Sernya (Golden Fish)

Drami (Eternal Knot)

Meto Pema (Lotus)

Khorlo (Wheel of Wisdom)

Gyeltshen(Victory Banner)

Bumpa ( Treasure Vase)

Dungkar ( Conch Shell)

Dhug (Parasol)

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BHUTAN 2016-EIGHT AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with two stamps of  50 Nu each featuring World’s largest statues of seated Buddha – Buddha Dordenma and Guru Rinpoche. The MS was issued on 06 September 2016.

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BHUTAN MS 2016 – BUDDHA LARGEST SEATED STATUE

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

World’s Largest Statues of Seated Buddha- Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with four stamps of  30 Nu each featuring World’s largest statues of seated Buddha – Buddha Dordenma and Guru Rinpoche. The MS was issued on 06 September 2016.

BHUTAN LARGEST STATUE OF SEATED  BUDDHA -MS 2016
BHUTAN LARGEST STATUE OF SEATED BUDDHA -MS 2016

Paro Taktshang Monastery of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2015.

Paro Taktshang Monastery of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2015.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing one stamp Nu 60 each on 03 Nov 15 on Monasteries of Bhutan. Paro Taktshang monastery is featured on the stamp.

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BHUTAN MS 2015 – PARO TAKTSHANG MONASTERY.

Malaysian Festivals on Stamps -2012.

Malaysian Festivals on Stamps -2012.

Malaysia issued stamps on Festivals on 27 Sep 2012. All are 60 sen stamps. Two stamps listed below feature Hari Raya Aidiladha, Pesta Kaul festivals & Lepa Regatta.

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MALAYSIA FESTIVALS 2012
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MALAYSIA FESTIVALS 2012

Postcards of Sri Lanka on Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara -1998.

Postcards of Sri Lanka on Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara -1998.

Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara or Kelaniya Temple is a famous Buddhist temple in Kelaniya Sri Lanka about seven miles from Colombo. This temple is believed to have close relations to Sri Lankan politics. Its history dates back to 500 BC. Its land was confiscated during the Portuguese rule but expanded during Dutch rule.It also relates to Buddha’s visit to Sri Lanka.

This temple is very famous for reclining Buddha paintings by native artist Solias Mendis which depict important events in the life of Buddha.

Sri Lanka issued a Rupee 1.00 postcard on Kelaniya Rajamaha Vihara paintings in 1998.

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SRI LANKA POSTCARD 1998 – KELANIYA RAJAMAHA VIHARA PAINTINGS