(DigitalJournal) The body of the monk is seated in the Padmasana posture, the cross-legged lotus position, and was found on Januray 29, covered in cattle skin, in the Songino Khairkhan district of the capital, Ulaan Bataar.
The mummy is said to be under examination at the National Centre of Forensic Expertise. Gankhüügiin Pürevbat, founder of the Mongolian Institute of Buddhist Art at Ulaanbaatur Buddhist University said that the monk is in fact still alive. "The lama is sitting in the lotus position, the left hand is opened, and the right hand symbolizes of the preaching Sutra. This is a sign that the lama is not dead, but is in a very deep meditation according to the ancient tradition of Buddhist lamas."