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Harvard Researchers Have Found Monks With Superhuman Abilities In The Himalayas

The Buddhist monks of Tibet have long fascinated the Western World. Back in the 1980's Harvard Professor of Medicine Herbert Benson led a research team to diagnose what made these monks so extraordinary.

Under observation monks lowered their metabolism by a whooping 64 percent.

In another observation, monks were wrapped in ice cold, water drenched blankets. Using their nothing but their body heat and a yoga technique known as 'g Tum-mo', the monks completely dried off the blankets in thirty minutes.

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