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Ceylon & Sri Lanka Stamps Banknotes Coins, Vesak (1)

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.

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 1997

Date: 07-May-97
Denomination: 1r, 2r50c, 3r, 17r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 1997 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets belonging to Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00490

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 1998 (Wall Paintings from Kelaniya Temple)

Date: 30-Apr-98
Denomination: 1r, 2r50c, 4r, 17r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 1998 (Wall Paintings from Kelaniya Temple) in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets one of many items in Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism, History & Archology.

SS-LK-00510

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 1999

Date: 25-May-99
Denomination: 2r, 3r50c, 13r50c, 17r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 1999 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets one of many items in Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00240

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2000 (Arrival of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Sapling In Sri Lanka)

Date: 28-Apr-00
Denomination: 2r, 3r50c, 10r, 13r50c
Country: Sri Lanka

Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2000 (Arrival of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Sapling In Sri Lanka) in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets and belongs to Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00300

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2001

Date: 07-Apr-01
Denomination: 2r, 3r50c, 13r50c, 17r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2001 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets one of many items in Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00330

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2002

Date: 17-May-02
Denomination: 3r, 4r50c, 16r50c, 23r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2002 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets part of Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00370

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2003

Date: 26-Apr-03
Denomination: 2r50c, 3r, 4r50c, 23r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2003 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets and belongs to Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00440

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2004

Date: 30-Apr-04
Denomination: 26r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2004 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets one of many items in Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00460

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Stamp Mini Sheets (Souvenir Sheets)

Vesak 2005

Date: 12-May-05
Denomination: 4r50c, 5r, 10r, 50r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Stamp Mini Sheet - Vesak 2005 in collection of Stamp Mini Sheets one of many items in Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

SS-LK-00470

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Vesak 1969 (4c)

Date: 10-Apr-69
Denomination: 4c
Country: Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

Ceylon Mint Stamp - Vesak 1969 in collection of Mint Stamps and belongs to Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism.

MS-CE-69011

 
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