Buddha's sarira cranium believed to be in discovered pagoda
www.chinaview.cn 2008-11-23 09:30:01   Print

Picture taken on Nov 22, 2008, shows King Asoka Seven-Treasure-Dagoba which is believed to contain a cranium sarira of Sakyamuni. The Dagoba was taken out of an iron box found in a secret underground chamber in the Changgan Temple ruins in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Buddha finger sarira kept in the Famen Temple was said to be the only part of Buddha's body remaining in the world today. The Famen Temple is located in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi province.(Xinhua Photo)
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Picture taken on Nov 22, 2008, shows King Asoka Seven-Treasure-Dagoba which is believed to contain a cranium sarira of Sakyamuni. The Dagoba was taken out of an iron box found in a secret underground chamber in the Changgan Temple ruins in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Buddha finger sarira kept in the Famen Temple was said to be the only part of Buddha's body remaining in the world today. The Famen Temple is located in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi province.(Xinhua Photo)
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