200-Year-Old Buddhist Monk’s Mummy Found In Mongolia, The Monk Seems Alive

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Archeologists in Mongolia unearthed a two-centuries-old mummified body of a Buddhist monk on 27 January 2015. The mummy found meditating in the lotus position in Songinokhairkhan province.
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Experts carried out the basic visual test and believed that his body would have been mummified about 200-years ago. The identity of the monk is unclear, but there is a speculation that he could be the guru of Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, who was a Buryatia Buddhist Lama of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Itigilov was also mummified and is best known for the lifelike state of his body.

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