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"Never thought of this use for my corpse!" Samyai Local Custom Tip by grets

Samyai Local Customs: 7 reviews and 6 photos

  Human skull used as a cnadle holder
by grets

One of the more bizarre items I saw inside the ground floor of Utse, the main chapel at Samye, was this candle holder. It is fashioned from a human skull!

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  • Written Oct 16, 2005
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