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Corpse of monk in lotus position; Died 1723

  1. Mar 21, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/vietnam_archaeology_monk
     
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  3. Mar 21, 2004 #2

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    wow, did you also hear about the monk who mummified himself in a lotus position? I saw that on Discovery channel once, where two mummy experts examined the body sitting at a shrine, and talked to his son. Apparently he spent weeks sitting in that position, not drinking and not eating. Apparently he drank very salty water just before he died, effectively dehydrating even more, thus allowing preservation.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2004 #3

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    I will likely be found one day in the Dell position; preserved with coffee.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2004 #4

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    hahaha
     
  6. Mar 22, 2004 #5
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    The Buddhist Monks of Vietnam have always impressed me with their spirituality and KNOWLEDGE. Our society would be wise not to consider their WAY as having little to offer.

    The cover of the classic Rage Against The Machine album. I have it on my wall.
    Love those Monks self-immolating (in protest against the Vietnam War).
    Man, that is FAITH.
     
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