Mar 9, 2012

Macau FDC on "I Ching, Pa Kua VIII"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


I Ching, Pa Kua VIII (易經,八卦 八)

Date of Issue : 1 March 2012

As to symbolize the special characteristic of "Pa Kua" (八卦), the shape of these stamps is designed in the format of hexagon. The symbols of Kua (卦象) in this series of eight stamps are: Pi, Cui, Jin, Yu, Guan, Bi, Bo and Kun (否、萃、晉、豫、觀、比、剝和坤). The design of the souvenir sheet is based on the symbol "Kun"(坤卦) which means "Earth, Mother, Wealth, Grand" (為地、為母、為財、為廣大),. The picture is entitled as "Earth as Mother's Devotion" ("大地母親圖").

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