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Monday, 04 July 2016 - 8:34
Buddha’s Relics Discovered in Ancient Crypt in China
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Archaeologists have discovered a skull bone of the Buddha in an ancient crypt in China.

The researchers excavating in the area since 2010, found the bone of the Gautama Buddha inside a model of a stupa, which is a Buddhist meditation shrine.

The 1,000-year-old meditation shrine was found inside a stone chest in an ancient crypt beneath the Grand Bao'en Temple in Nanjing, China.

The stupa model was made of sandalwood, silver and gold, and is studded with gemstones of crystals, glass, agate and lapis lazuli.




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