‘Self-Combusting’ Buddhist Monk Ends Coffin Meditation

Phra Khru Weruwan Chantarungsi

Photo: BangkokPost.com

BANGKOK, Thailand – Authorities have prevented a Thai Buddhist monk from acting out his plan to meditate inside of a closed coffin until death.  Phra Khru Weruwan Chantarungsi, also known as Luang Pu Pim, entered the coffin at 9pm on Tuesday night, ordering his disciples not to let anyone disturb him, and not to open the coffin until 4pm on Thursday… The 65-year-old monk… also said that if he died during the meditation, the coffin would “self-combust.”  [IBTimes.co.uk]

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