Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Special Cover on 2560th Birth Anniversary of Gautama Buddha - 21st May 2016.

Buddha Jayanti or also known as Buddha Purnima is the most sacred festivals of Buddhist. The Buddha’s birthday known as the Buddha Purnima is celebrated on the full moon of the fourth lunar month (month of Vaisakh) i.e. April or May. This day commemorates three important events of Buddha's life. (1) His birth in 623 BC, (2) His enlightment i.e. attainment of supreme wisdom, in 588 BC and (3) His attainment of Nirvana i.e. the complete extinction of his self at the age of 80. This day is a thrice blessed day.

2560th Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the Gautam Buddha was celebrated on 21st May 2016 to pay immense respect to the epitome of peace and non-violence. On the occasion of 2560th Birth Anniversary of Gautama Buddha a Special Cover was released at Hyderabad on 21st May 2016. (Special Cover approval no. AP/06/2016). The Buddha Statue having height of 58 feet in Hyderabad is the world's tallest monolith of Gautama Buddha.

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