"Hua Chi a Buddhist monk from a temple in Tongren, China who, for over 20 years, has prayed in exactly same spot every day. After two decades of up to 3,000 prayers per day, his foot prints have become warped into the wooden plank on which he stands – marks of faith that represent his unyielding devotion to his spiritual practice.
The footprints have reached a depth of 3 centimeters at the balls of his feet and have inspired fellow monks to make footprints of their own. They hope that these visible signs of faithfulness and loyalty will grant them smooth transitions into the afterlife, mitigating any suffering the spirit may endure in passing away. "
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