A mourning rite for Professor Evgeny Tozchinov was held at the Chinese Wushu School in Saint-Petersburg in the evening on Feb 2, 2007. Master Chen and Philosophy Professor Evan in Saint-Petersburg University made a speech respectively. Every teacher and student presented a joss stick to Professor Tao’s portrait of deceased and supplicated that his soul could go back to China with his will.
Professor Tao’s cremains were sprinkled respectively at the temple and lake in Beijing at 17:50,Bejing local time in the evening of Feb 4. As a disseminator for Chinese culture, the Professor Tao who was well-beloved had lived in the hearts of those loved him forever.
A Buddhist rite was held at 15:30-16:50(Beijing time) in Guangji Temple, a well-noted temple in which China Buddhism Association located at 15:00,Beijing local time on Feb 10. More than 20 bonzes would release souls of purgatory for Professor Tao’s renascence.