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|image = http://i2.mirror.co.uk/incoming/article5056812.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/monk-full.jpg

|name = Unknown. Speculated to be a teacher of Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov

|age = Mummy is 200 years old

|sex = Male

|status = Mongolian

|culture = Buddhist

|dates = Discovered January 27th 2015

|location = Songinokhairkhan province of Mongolia

==Biography==

Buddhist monk meditating in the lotus position Vajra, where the left hand is open and the right hand represents preaching of Sutra. The mummy was in the lotus position for approximately 3 weeks, at which the body begins to shrink at that point. After which only nails and hair remain. It is said that if someone were to live by a monk practicing the lotus position, they would see a rainbow in the sky for days which indicates that the monk has found a rainbow body, which is they highest state of the buddha. It was speculated that the mummified monk was stolen from another country to be sold off.

==Mummification==

The mummy was covered and preserved in cattle skin.

==External Links==

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/mummified-200-year-old-monk-not-dead-5098795

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/corpse-of-200-year-old-monk-found-in-lotus-position-150129.htm

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/02/04/the-curious-tale-of-the-200-year-old-mummified-monk-reportedly-frozen-in-a-lotus-position/

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