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Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China 0

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

According to News 163, on the morning of January 10, Pho Chieu Pagoda, Tu Mao Mountain, Quan Chau City, Fujian Province held a ceremony to open the embalming tomb of old monk Phuc Hau.

According to News 163, on the morning of January 10, Pho Chieu Pagoda, Tu Mao Mountain, Quan Chau City, Fujian Province held a ceremony to open the embalming tomb of old monk Phuc Hau.

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

From early morning, the sound of reciting sutras echoed in the temple.

From early morning, the sound of reciting sutras echoed in the temple.

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

After passing away, Buddhist monks will undergo a ritual that includes placing the body in an ang (jar, jar), closing the ang, and finally opening the ang within 3 years.

After three years, if the monk’s body does not decompose, it will be plated with gold, become a `living Buddha` and placed in a temple to worship.

After passing away, Buddhist monks will undergo a ritual that includes placing the body in an ang (jar, jar), closing the ang, and finally opening the ang within 3 years.

After three years, if the monk’s body does not decompose, it will be plated with gold, become a `living Buddha` and placed in a temple to worship.

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

The monk with the Buddhist name Phuc Hau was born in 1919 in Qingyang town, Pujiang city (present-day Quanzhou).

The monk with the Buddhist name Phuc Hau was born in 1919 in Qingyang town, Pujiang city (present-day Quanzhou).

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

He passed away in June 2012, at the age of 94.

After passing away, his disciples performed an embalming ceremony.

He passed away in June 2012, at the age of 94.

After passing away, his disciples performed an embalming ceremony.

Opening ceremony of the mummy of the living Buddha in China

`To become the physical body of a Buddha, 100% depends on practice, our body preservation techniques only account for very little,` said Chu Quoc Sinh, a body preservation expert.

`To become the physical body of a Buddha, 100% depends on practice, our body preservation techniques only account for very little,` said Chu Quoc Sinh, a body preservation expert.

The old monk was still alive.

The old monk was still alive.

Hong Hanh

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