Remnants of Buddha Found in 1000-year-old Asoka Pagoda

A thousand-year-old miniature pagoda unearthed in the Changgan Temple ruins in Nanjing in China is believed to contain a part of Buddha’s skull.

Says the Epoch Times: “Earlier archeologists unearthed a stele with an inscription telling what the pagoda contains: a gold coffin in a silver cover, or the ‘Seven-Treasure Pagoda of King Asoka.’ The gold coffin holds sarira (Buddhist holy relics) of Sakyamuni Buddha.”

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  1. [...] Still skeptical, but the story continues, this time with pictures (of the stele, not the urn or the relics) over at Epoch Times (via Shambala Sunspace) [...]

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