|The sea goddess Manimekhala rescuing Mahajanaka from the raging Sea|
Celebrating Magha Puja Day.
Magha Puja day or Sangha Day marks the four auspicious occasions which happened nine months after the Enlightenment of the Buddha at Veluvana Bamboo Grove near Rajagaha in Northern India. Magha Puja Day is referred to as “Magha Bucha” Day in Thai which is for veneration of the Buddha and his teachings on the full moon day of the third lunar month.
Stamp shows the sea goddess Manimekhala rescuing Mahajanaka from the raging Sea. Also shown on the stamp is the sinking ship on which Mahajanaka was travelling, a sea creature swallowing a passenger and another looking at Mahajanaka being rescued who was its intended prey.
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