Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

Written by on February 1, 2018 in Dreams, ESP & Remote Viewing, Reality's Edge with 16 Comments

Superhuman Monks

By Arjun Walia | Collective Evolution

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various techniques. Some of these techniques, known as siddhis in the yoga tradition (from the Sanskrit, meaning “perfection”), include meditation, static dancing, drumming, praying, fasting, psychedelics, and more.

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In Buddhism, for example, the existence of advanced powers is readily acknowledged; in fact, Buddha expected his disciples to be able to attain these abilities, but also to not become distracted by them.

A Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan, Donald Lopez Jr., describes the many abilities ascribed to Buddha:

With this enlightenment, he was believed to possess all manner of supernormal powers, including full knowledge of each of his own past lives and those of other beings, the ability to know others’ thoughts, the ability to create doubles of himself, the ability to rise into the air and simultaneously shoot fire and water from his body. . . . Although he passed into nirvana at the age of eighty-one, he could have lived “for an aeon or until the end of the aeon” if only he had been asked to do so. (source)

Again, there are numerous historical anecdotes of people with, as the Institute of Noetic Sciences calls them, ‘extended human capacities.” Since this article is focused on Buddhist monks, here is another example from the lore as written by Swami Rama in Living with the Himalayan Masters:

I had never before seen a man who could sit still without blinking his eyelids for eight to ten hours, but this adept was very unusual. He levitated two and a half feet during his meditations. We measured this with a string, which was later measured by a foot rule. I would like to make it clear, though, as I have already told you, that I don’t consider levitation to be a spiritual practice. It is an advanced practice of pranayama with application of bandeaus (locks). One who knows about the relationship between mass and weight understands that it is possible to levitate, but only after long practice. . .

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He (also) had the power to transform matter into different forms, like changing a rock into a sugar cube. One after another the next morning he did many such things. He told me to touch the sand – and the grains of sand turned into almonds and cashews. I had heard of this science before and knew its basic principles, but I had hardly believed such stories. I did not explore this field, but I am fully acquainted with the governing laws of science. (source)

A lot of these stories exist within the literature and lore, but they are just stories, up to the readers to decide if they hold any actually credibility. Of course, one who subscribes to various ancient teachings would be more inclined to believe that these are more than just stories and tales. With science shedding light on the possible truths of ancient mysticism, it’s not implausible to think that, at one time, these abilities were more common knowledge.

Today, there have been a number of studies within the realms of parapsychology that have yielded statistically significant results, especially when examining the findings that’ve come from quantum physics. This is why Max Planck, the theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory, stated that he “regards consciousness as fundamental” and that he regarded “matter as derivative from consciousness.” He also wrote that “we cannot get behind consciousness” and that “everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing postulates consciousness.” And the Dalai Lama has supported this viewpoint:

Broadly speaking, although there are some differences, I think Buddhist philosophy and Quantum Mechanics can shake hands on their view of the world. We can see in these great examples the fruits of human thinking. Regardless of the admiration we feel for these great thinkers, we should not lose sight of the fact that they were human beings just as we are. (source)

R.C. Henry, Professor of Physics of Physics and Astronomy at John Hopkins University, explains things further:

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A fundamental conclusion of the new physics also acknowledges that the observer creates the reality. As observers, we are personally involved with the creation of our own reality. Physicists are being forced to admit that the universe is a “mental” construction. Pioneering physicist Sir James Jeans wrote: “The stream of knowledge is heading toward a non-mechanical reality; the universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine. Mind no longer appears to be an accidental intruder into the realm of matter, we ought rather hail it as the creator and governor of the realm of matter. Get over it, and accept the inarguable conclusion. The universe is immaterial-mental and spiritual. (source)


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  1.' Dwayne Johnson says:

    …………………….★ 😉 ★……………………

  2.' Peter Gosztyla says:

    Rowdy Gosztyla

  3.' Tommy Mullins says:

    Look up a man named Wim Hof if this interested you. He has a 10 week training where he is apparently able to teach the tumo breathing and meditation techniques by which you can control your heat output, metabolism (which is very closely related to the heat thing) how to boost your immune system, and how to activate your vagus nerve…all simple techniques, all done with breath work, with clinical studies to prove the claims. I have not done the training, but i have met him and i got to watch him standing in only athletic shorts in a large container up to his neck in ice and sweating profusely from his forehead. This stuff is for real…i dont know about the levitation thing though, i would have to see that for myself i think

    •' Robin Cheah says:

      Hey! That’s a valuable information that you shared there! Thank you! And lucky you to have met him! I am gonna immediately Google and YouTube about him right now!

  4.' Sergio Diaz says:

    It’s called melanin it gives you super human strenght

  5.' Julio Maldonado says:

    We all have the abilities to learn and develop what we call superhuman abilities,if you only knew !!!

    •' Cheenequa Quadros says:

      So true! Some people just try to ignore them because they don’t understand or are afraid.

    •' C Em Man says:

      human dont have any super ability, its a spiritual intervention that the human think its their own ability..
      people now adays follow their own understanding instead of learning from histories and searching for authentic beliefs..

  6.' Ian Morris says:

    James Hunt

  7.' JB Clark says:

    The James Randi Educational Foundation has over $1,000,000 for anyone who can prove their supernatural ability….after over 30 years no one has made it past the 1st test… you know why? LOL….sure you do!

  8.' Thomas Chenhall says:

    SUTRA 13
    “The universe is divided into fourteen spheres, seven Swargas and seven Patalas [chakras].

    Seven Spheres or Swargas.

    [Reverse order]

    1st Sphere, Bhuloka.

    The last and lowest sphere is Bhuloka, the sphere of gross material creation, which is always visible to everyone.

    2nd Sphere, Bhuvarloka.

    The next is Bhuvarloka, the sphere of electric attributes. As the gross matters of the creation are entirely absent from this sphere, and it is conspicuous by the presence of the fine matters only, it is called Sunya, the Vacuum Ordinary.

    3rd Sphere, Swarloka.

    Around this Atom is Swarloka, the sphere of magnetic aura, the electricities. This sphere, being characterized by the absence of all the creation (even the organs and their objects, the fine material things), is called Mahasunya, the Great Vacuum.

    4th Sphere, Maharloka.

    Then comes Maharloka, the sphere of the Atom, the beginning of the creation of Darkness, Maya, upon which the Spirit is reflected. This, the connecting link, is the only way between the spiritual and the material creation and is called the Door, Dasamadwara.

    5th Sphere, Janaloka.

    Next is Janaloka, the sphere of spiritual reflection, the [Children] of God, wherein the separate existence of self originates. As this sphere is above the comprehension of anyone in the creation of anyone in the creation of Darkness, Maya, it is called Alakshya, the Incomprehensible.

    6th Sphere, Tapoloka.

    The next in order is Tapoloka, the sphere of the Holy Spirit which is the Eternal Patience, as it remains forever undisturbed by any limited idea. Because it is not approachable even by the [Children] of God as such, it is called Agma, the Inaccessible.

    7th Sphere, Satyaloka.

    The foremost of these is Satyaloka, the sphere of God; the only real substance, Sat, in the universe. No name can describe it, nor can anything in the creation designate it. This sphere is therefore called Anma, the Nameless.


    Those were the Seven Swargas or Spheres in reverse order for comprehension.

    Direct quotes from “The Holy Science” by Sri Yukteswar, written in 1935. His disciple Paramahansa Yogananda came to America and founded the Self Realization center in California.

  9.' Vigor Calma says:

    Oh, come on! Stop that romantic “monk superheroes” fairytales. These monks are no longer important, or more important then people in western society. And what does “scientist” mean actually? Does that show any importance for life at all? Are they empathic? Are they noble? Or even honest? Yeah, I have superforces, too: I am able to think for myself.

  10.' Cara Johnson says:

    I’m taking Dr. Jeffery A. Martin’s Finders Course to see what superwoman abilities I can develop!! ;D

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