The seal of
white elephant underneath a
reuan kaew. The elephant is the first one ever brought from
to be given to the local ruler of Chiang Mai as a tribute. The white elephant on
the escutcheon refers to the prosperity that Buddhism brought to the region,
whilst the ‘reuan kaew’ shelter points to the great Buddhist Council
that took place in the city in 1477 AD to review the
See POSTAGE STAMP.