Maximum types of philatelic material used to narrate the story of Gautama Buddha

M Lokeswara Rao (born on June 10, 1956) of Karnataka, India, set a record for using the maximum types of philatelic material to narrate the story of Gautama Buddha. He used 1127 types of philatelic material namely stamps, stamp blocks, first day covers, covers, souvenir sheets, deluxe proofs, errors, progressive colour proofs, maxim cards, booklet, miniature sheets, postcards and special covers to author a self- published book titled ‘Buddhism on Stamps’ (ISBN: 978-93-54266-44-7), as confirmed on January 18, 2021.