REGION: Asia
COUNTRY: Bhutan
YEAR PRINTED: 1976
VALUE: 35 ngultrum

This stamp is one of a set of two Hindu-Buddhist mask stamps issued by Bhutan in 1976.  These unusual stamps display a holographic image of the masks on a colorful background.  This one may depict Citipati, the twin protector deities of the graveyard and an embodiment of Mahakala.