Eminent ancient monk's remains for public worship China

Eminent ancient monk's remains for public worship China

Postby Mr. G » Sun Apr 24, 2011 12:23 pm

NANJING, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Remains believed to be part of the skull of Xuanzang, an eminent monk in ancient China, are available for public worship in east China's Jiangsu Province.

The remains, known as sariras in Buddhism, are believed to be those of the parietal bone of Xuanzang after cremation, who adventured to India to seek Buddhist sutras more than 1,000 years ago.

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