Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov is a Buddhist Lama considered to have reached Nirvana, due to the lifelike state of his corpse, which is not subject to macroscopic decay for some unknown reason. He died in 1927 and upon the latest examination in 2002, pathologists and a team of scientists stated his body is still “in the condition of someone who had died 36 hours ago”.
Supposed incorruptible lama Dashi Dorzho Itigilov Ancient practice of self-mummification by Japanese Buddhist monks called sokushinbutsu. This 3000-day ritual called for a starvation diet and exercise to lose all body fat, then a slow self-poisoning with an arsenic rich diet, followed by an entombment and final starvation. The lack of body fat, the dehydration, and the high arsenic content made a reasonably good chance for mummification instead of decomposition