The 2550th Anniversary of the Buddhist era -Stamps of Sri Lanka 2006.
Sri Lanka issued a set of 10 stamps of Rupees 2.50 denomination to mark 2550th Anniversary of Buddhist era. The stamps were issued on 05 May 2006. A sheetlet containing the ten stamps is listed. These stamps feature various Rock and Wall Paintings.
SLR 2.50 – A plea to the master to descend from Heaven.
SLR 2.50 -Queen Mahamaya on her way to her Parents.
SLR 2.50- The Great Birth of Prince Siddharth
SLR 2.50 – Asita-The Royal Teacher visits Prince Siddharth.
SLR 2.50- The Great Renunciation.
SLR 2.50- Defeat of Maras (the evils) by the Master.
SLR 2.50- The First Sermon of Dhammachakka Pavattana Sutta.
SLR 2.50- The Conversion of Alvaka-A Demon
SLR 2.50- The Great funeral Pyre of the Master.
SLR 2.50 – Tapassu & Bhalluka arriving in Sri Lanka with Relics.
SRI LANKA 2006 – 2550th Anniversary of Buddhist Era