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2011 Millennial Anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana Commemorative Stamp

Goryeo Daejanggyeong,’ also known as the Eighty-thousand Tripitaka or the Tripitaka Koreana, is a set of ancient Buddhist scripture woodblocks housed in Haeinsa Temple in Hapcheon-gun County or Gyeongsannam-do Province. Venerated as the assemblage of Korean philosophical culture, the Tripitaka is designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, and also was listed on the UNESCO Memory of the World register in June 2007. The year 2011 marks the 1000th anniversary of the Tripitaka. This momentous event was celebrated from  September 23rd to November 6th.

Issued Country Korea
Issued Year 2011
Category Buddhist Symbol Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Commemorative/Special Stamps
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