Skeletons in Padmasana from around 700BC

The following text is an excerpt from “A 4000 year old Leper’s Tale‘. The skeletons are found along with much older skeletons of lepers and artefacts at an excavation at Balathal, Rajasthan.

“Two other skeletons were also obtained from Balathal, but of a later date[3]. They were found in the padmasana or samadhi posture — a striking evidence of yoga practice and burial of people perhaps regards as spiritually advanced. Even now in India, spiritually advanced people are not cremated, but buried. 

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