A 1,000-Year-Old Buddha statue hides the remains of a mummified monk. (Some practicing Buddhists claim that similar mummies are not deceased, but are actually in an advanced state of meditation!)…




CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside

by Christopher Jobson (thisiscolossal.com)


“What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back to the 11th or 12th century was recently revealed to be quite a bit more. A CT scan and endoscopy carried out by the Netherlands-based Drents Museum at the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort, showed the ancient reliquary fully encases the mummified remains of a Buddhist master…”


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