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Buddha Tooth Relic Temple by Mike
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山西应县佛宫寺释迦塔 Skyamuni Pagoda/Shi Jia Pagoda- the highest extant ancient wooden construction in China, built in Liao dynasty (1056) but inherited Tang dynasty style. There are two tooth relic of Buddha preserved in this pagoda. Researchers identified them as the remains of Sakyamuni himself. After his parinirvana, he left a total of seven tooth relic.