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Mummified monk isn't actually dead, says Buddhist expert

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A mummified monk thought to be more than 200 years old is “not dead,” but actually in a state of “very deep meditation,” according to Buddhist monk and doctor to the Dalai Lama, Dr. Barry Kerzin.

Kerzin claims that the monk is in a spiritual state called “tukdam,” and is just one step from becoming a real-life Buddha, the Siberian Times reported

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The mummified remains, covered in cattle skin.

Image: Siberian Times

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The mummified remains were discovered in Mongolia’s Songino Khairkhan province on Jan. 27, and delivered to the National Centre of Forensic Expertise in Ulan Bator. Read more…

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