After his death, his body was re-cremated, but his heart remained intact. This was interpreted as a symbol of compassion and led Buddhists to revere him as a Bodhisattva, heightening the impact of his death on the public psyche.
Buddhist Priest Burned Himself Quietly Without Making Any Sound
Yes this Unbelievable public suicide happened in 1963 Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government’s torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never even made a sound or even moved while he was burning. Even the people loking at him had the feeling as if he is sitting leisurely…
“Ignorance is departure from home and Enlightenment is returning.
While wandering, we lead a life full of pain and suffering,
And the world wherein we find ourselves is not a very desirable habitat…”