On June 26, 2006, The Discovery Channel aired a documentary featuring Prahlad Jani – a man who has not eaten food nor water for over 60 years. Dr. Sudhir Shah hypothesized that Prahlad Jani is receiving nourishment from the sun – similar to the sun yogi Hira Ratan Manek.
For 10 days, Prahlad Jani was observed in strict isolation and by continual video monitoring. His body and health were measured internally and externally by a team of medical doctors and scientists, led by Dr. Sudhir Shah. Dr. Shah has also studied the sun gazing yogi Hira Ratan Manek during his 411 day water fast in 2000-2001.
Prahlad Jani explains that he receives his nourishment from a substance that is produced from a hole in the roof of his mouth. This substance is called amrit or amrita in numerous yogic texts. Amrit is a Sanskrit word that literally means “without death”. More commonly amrit has been translated as the “divine nectar” or “drink of the gods”. Many advanced yogis and sun gazers also claim to have experienced the amrit substance, which is thought to be secreted by the pineal and pituitary glands when activated by advanced yoga practices.
This video clip is taken from The Discovery Channel‘s documentary titled “The Boy with Divine Powers” that aired on June 26, 2006. This video focuses on Ram Bahadur Bomjon – a boy in Nepal who has been called “The Buddha Boy”. Ram Bahadur Bomjon has also displayed the ability to live for prolonged periods without food or water.
The first 4 minutes 25 seconds feature Prahlad Jani.
This short video clip is taken from The Discovery Channel documentary ”The Boy with Divine Powers”. To view the entire documentary, use the links below.