Buddha's Bones

“Buddha’s bones on display to public”:http://www.sulekha.com/redirectnh.asp?cid=309383

bq. The bones were found during the 1958-1962 excavation by noted archaeologist AS Altekar of a Buddhist monastery at Vaishaligarh, 35 kilometres from Patna, capital of the Bihar state. “The bones of Lord Buddha were found in a casket made of a stone along with a gold plate, zinc coin and glass beads,” Ms Aggrawal said. The bones have been authenticated by archaeologists.

Did not know that they had discovered Buddha’s bones.


  1. Srijith, In India there is a lab in Lucknow I think, which does the carbon dating related stuff. I remember reading about it during the Gulf of Cambay excavations.

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