A Buddhist academic has said a 200-year-old mummified monk discovered in Mongolia may not be dead but in a
“very deep meditation”.
…an expert has claimed the monk may have been in a rare spiritual state known as “tukdam”.
Ganhugiyn Purevbata, founder and professor of the Mongolian Institute of Buddhist Art at Ulaanbaatar Buddhist University, told The Siberian Times: “Lama is sitting in the lotus position vajra, the left hand is opened, and the right hand symbolizes of the preaching Sutra.
This is becoming something of a theme.