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Commemorative Drukpa Pad Yatra Stamp
Issued by Sri Lanka Government
Following on the success of the several eco Pad Yatra, His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa was invited by His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksha, President of Sri Lanka, to undertake the sixth Pad Yatra, which is also the first to be held outside India, on March 06, 2013. The Pad Yatra will take route from South to North, covering a distance of about 500kM and visiting holy istes such as Sr Pada, Kandy, Matale, Dambull, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura before concluding at Jaffna on April 6. About 500 monks and nuns from India, Nepal and Bhutan and lay participants representing 26 other countries accompany the Pad Yatra.
On the conclusion of the Peace Pad Yatra, the President of Sri Lanka released this postage stamp. (click image to enlarge view)
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