A commemorative postage stamp on Gautama Buddha‘s 2511th birthday :

Gautama Buddha Jayanti (बुद्ध जयन्ती)Issued by Nepal

Issued on May 23, 1967

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Kathmandu, Nepal

Designed by : S. D. Asanta

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 75 Paisa

Colour : Orange and red purple

Size : Pictorial square 2.19 cms. x 2.19 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper on reels

Number : 5,00000 (½ million)

Sheet : 54 stamps per sheet

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printed in : Nepal, at Jore Ganesh Press Pvt. Ltd., Balaju, Kathmandu

Name : Ramachandra

Born on Ayodhya, Kosala [now in Uttar Pradesh, India]

About : 

  • Born in Holy Lumbini Zone in Western Nepal in the sixth century B.C. Siddhartha Gautam, over the millennia has been identified as a faith – Buddhism. To-day Buddhism is accepted to be not only a great religion, but also, in its essential beliefs, a universal human ideal cherishable by Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.