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Popular Searches: Animals, Wilpattu, Sir John, Asia, Drummer, Esala, Tourism, Vesak

Stamps, ANIMALS

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Animals

Stamps, WILPATTU

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Wilpattu. Wilpattu National Park is a national park in Sri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of 'Willus' – natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater.

Stamps, SIR JOHN Kotelawala

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Sir John Kotelawala

Sri Lanka Stamps, ASIA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Asia

Stamps, DRUMMER

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Drummer

Stamps, ESALA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Esala

Stamps, TOURISM

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Tourism

Stamps, VESAK

Collection of Banknotes, Stamps and Coins for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Vesak. Vesak (Sinhalese) is an annual holiday observed by practicing Buddhists. The word Vesak itself is the Sinhalese language word for the Pali variation, 'Visakha'. Vaishakha is the name of the second month of the lunar Hindu calendar. Vesak is a public holiday in many Asian countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and also Indonesia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The exact date of Vesak varies according to the various lunar calendars used in different traditions. In Theravada countries following the Buddhist calendar, it falls on the full moon Poya day (typically the 5th or 6th lunar month). The date varies from year to year in the Western Gregorian calendar but falls in April or May. It actually encompasses the birth, enlightenment Nirvana, and passing (Parinirvana) of Gautama Buddha. In Sri Lanka, stamps are issued every year for Vesak or Wesak as it is known.

Stamps Banknotes Coins, ARMED FORCES, Sri Lanka

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Armed Forces

Stamps, COMMUNICATION

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Communication

Stamps, INDIGENOUS

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Indigenous

Stamps, VIHARAYA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Viharaya

Stamps, ENDEMIC

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Endemic

Stamps, SRI JAYAWARDANAPURA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Sri Jayawardanapura. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, commonly known as Kotte, is the official administrative capital of Sri Lanka. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a satellite city and located within the urban area of Sri Lanka's de facto economic, executive, and judicial capital, Colombo

Stamps, KARAGAMPITIYA Subodharama

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Karagampitiya Subodharama. Sri Subodharama Raja Maha Vihara is a historic Buddhist temple situated at Dehiwala in the Western province, Sri Lanka. The temple is located at the Dehiwala junction on the Colombo-Galle main road, about 9 miles south of Colombo city

Stamps, BUDURAJA MAHA VIHARAYA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Buduraja Maha Viharaya, 18th-century temple depicting the punishments of hell, plus statues & murals of the Buddha's life

 
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Banknote
Banknote-Sri Lanka 50 Rupee - 2001
Sri Lanka 50 Rupee - 2001
Banknote
Banknote-Sri Lanka 200 Rupee Banknote 1998 (50 years of Independence) in commemorative folder
Sri Lanka 200 Rupee Banknote 1998 (50 years of Independence) in commemorative folder
Stamp Mini Sheet
Stamp Mini Sheet-Resident Birds of Sri Lanka
Resident Birds of Sri Lanka
Stamp Mini Sheet
Stamp Mini Sheet-Vesak 1998 (Wall Paintings from Kelaniya Temple)
Vesak 1998 (Wall Paintings from Kelaniya Temple)