9 January 2005

Tsunami Victim Burial Task in Hands of Thai Monks

Years of 'corpse meditation' now serving monks well - The Washington Times: World - January 03, 2005:

PHUKET, Thailand — The grim task of cremating thousands of tsunami victims has fallen to Thailand's saffron-robed monks...
" 'That's what monasteries are for: They remind us of the true nature of life, which is this impermanence and transitory nature.' "

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