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The serene setting for the Sanchi monastery that emperor Ashoka set up in the 3rd century BC

There’s a lake in India full of ancient skeletons, all killed by blows to the head.In 1942 a British forest guard in Roopkund, India made an alarming discovery. Some 16,000 feet above sea level, at the bottom of a small valley, was a frozen lake absolutely full of skeletons. That summer, the ice melting revealed even more skeletal remains, floating in the water and lying haphazardly around the lake’s edges. Something horrible had happened here.

Sanchi's stupa 3 where excavators found the relics of two of Buddha's disciples