Tag: meditating monk

Mummy Revealed to be Meditating Monk

Mummy remains of a meditating monk have been found encased in a Buddha statue dating back to the 11th century. Erik Bruijn, a Buddhism expert, led the study that determined the mummy was of Buddhist master Liuquan, who belonged to the Chinese Meditation School. The CT scan and endoscopy were carried out by Drents Museum […]

200 Year Old Mummy in Deep Meditation

A 200-year old mummified monk was discovered in the lotus position and is considered to be ‘not dead’, but in a ‘very deep meditation state’, academics have claimed. Forensic examinations have taken place which have determined the remains to be roughly 200 years old, having been preserved in animal skin. However, experts have a totally […]