An Expert Collection on Buddhism

By Sreejesh Krishnan

\"\"Buddhism is a religion and philosophy  indigenous to the Indian subcontinent that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs, and practices largely based on teachings attributed to  Sidhartha autama, who is commonly known as the Buddha.Budhism is the one of the good theme in philately.  Eastern part of Indian subcontinent   issued various Special Covers on Lord Budha. Recently Bihar Postal Circle issue a Special Cover on “Lord Budha Preaching in Rajgir “ during the Nalanda Stamp Fest 2012.  Lord Budha spent major part of his life in preaching with his famous five disciples “Panchavargiya” namely Vaaapa, Kaundinya, Bhaddiya, Assaji and Mahanam at Venuvan situated in the middle of five mountains namely Gridhakuta, Vaibhar, Pandav, Ratnagiri and Rishigiri of Rajgir.\"\"

On Special  Cover Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa) on the back side of the cover and Rope way of Rajgir of Modern Bihar in the front design of the cover is also visible. Cancellation depicting 100 years of Modern Bihar on the leaf of Bodhivreeksh(Pipal).

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One Response to An Expert Collection on Buddhism

  1. R.K.MISHRA says:

    Buddha a spiritual teacher and the historical founder of Buddhism. His teachings are oriented towards attainment of awakening, enlightenment, bodhi, liberation or nirvana. The Buddha Dharma is greatly devoid of selfishness, dedication to the service of mankind. Buddha Dharma, focusing one’s thoughts on the welfare of others. One should relinquish oneself for the sake of others. One should avoid causing others to generate afflictions. Buddha life, enlightenments, religion and his preaching’s for the benefits of the mankind .

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