Bhutan Issued Stamps on Guru Padmasambhava

\"bhutanBy Mukul Bhowmik

Commemorating   the Birth Anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava one Ms of 40 Nu and one SS of 8 V stamps were released by  Bhutan post  on 18th June 2013.\"bhutam

Padmasambhava , also known as the Second Buddha, was a  sage guru from Oddiyana, northwestern Classical India (in the modern-day Swat Valley   of  Khayber Pakistan). Padmasambhava is said to have transmitted   Vajrayana Buddhism to Tibet,Bhutan   and neighboring countries in the 8th century AD. In those lands, he is better known as Guru Rinpoche (lit. \”Precious Guru\”) or Lopon Rinpoche, or as Padum in Tibet, where followers of the Nyingma   school regard him as the second Buddha  .He is, moreover, considered to have been an emanation of Buddha Amitabha Shakyamuni   Buddha, and Kuan Yin Bodhisattva.

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One Response to Bhutan Issued Stamps on Guru Padmasambhava

  1. Er. Deen Mohammad says:

    Dear sir,

    I think it is a great way to understand the satamps of the world and the art of stamp collecting. Thank you.

    Er. Deen Mohammad

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