Mahaparinirvana of the Buddha

Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 2550 years of Mahaparinirvana of the Buddha :

2266 Prince Siddhartha (Statue of Gandhara Period)2267 Meditating Buddha (Sarnath Gandhara style)2268 Image of Buddha2269 Ascetic Buddha2270 'Dharma Chakra' & aspects of 'Hinayana Buddhism'2271 'Bhramasparsha' Buddha holding nectar in jar

Issued by India

Issued on May 2, 2007

Issued for : The 2550 years of Mahaparinirvana of the Gautama Buddha

Picture : The pictures depicted on the stamps are :- 1. 500 p : Prince Siddhartha (Statue of Gandhara Period), 2. 500 p : Meditating Buddha (Sarnath Gandhara style), 3. 500 p : Image of Buddha, 4. 500 p : Ascetic Buddha, 5. 500 p : ‘Dharma Chakra’ & aspects of ‘Hinayana Buddhism’ and 6. 500 p : ‘Bhramasparsha’ Buddha holding nectar in jar.

Designed by : B. Mirchandani

Type : Stamps, Mint Condition

Watermark : No

Colour : Multicoloured

Denomination : 500 paise each

Perforation : 13

Printing Process : Photogravure

Stamps Printed : 0.6 Million Stamps each & 0.4 Million Miniature Sheets

Printers : India Security Press, Nasik

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