PRICELESS MAGIC IN THE BONES: DIAMONDS IN THE DIRT TO THE CROWN JEWELS OF INDIA, BUDDHA’S RELICS. Background and review of the Buddha’s relics exhibited in the National Museum, New Delhi

“Mahākāśyapa let out a long sigh, said a few verses, and circumambulated the pyre seven times. After Mahākāśyapa had seen the Buddha’s remains the pyre self-ignited. They had tried to ignite the remains several times but had been unable to do so. Now, the remains naturally ignited themselves.” “This third nirvana is called the “final… Continue reading PRICELESS MAGIC IN THE BONES: DIAMONDS IN THE DIRT TO THE CROWN JEWELS OF INDIA, BUDDHA’S RELICS. Background and review of the Buddha’s relics exhibited in the National Museum, New Delhi