Singapore made a surprising discovery, scientists using monks from Tibet. According to the portal Science Daily, was first recorded growth of the overall body temperature in meditators.
The researchers observed the monks during meditation. Despite a temperature of about 25 degrees, their clothes soaked through. But right in front of astonished scientists, Buddhists began to dry their wet garments with their own body temperature, which was 38.3 degrees.
Monks are heated from the inside by a meditative technique that bears the name "Tummo" — Yoga inner fire. In short — it is powerful visualization of the inner fire burning behind his back and some breathing exercises. Buddhists also conducting trials in this area — they are sitting on the snow to melt and try as much as possible the amount around. As a result, the monks who have attained some success in the "Tummo" absolutely impervious to cold temperatures.
Conducting a similar experiment over Europeans engaged in the Singapore University professor Maria Kozhevnikov. However, the conditions were more benign, but the experiment did produce some fruit.
According to Kozhevnikova, "Tummo" helps bring your body temperature back to normal. It is absolutely safe technique that is practiced not only monks but also quite ordinary people. There are advanced teachers who can do almost infinitely increase the temperature of the body, feeling the powerful burst of energy. For the common good can practice it and those who are far from Tibet.
And this is how "Tummo" described a teacher of Tibetan budduzma Malarep "equilibrating variations of red and white at the navel center, and the mind will fill the comprehension, experiencing the warmth as bliss …"
From a scientific point of view, to explain these phenomena has not yet happened, although attempts have been. For example, in 1981 and 2000 Herbert Benson — Harvard University — was able to establish that the monk can raise the temperature of the fingers and toes of more than 8 degrees Celsius. There was even a proprietary method associate St. Petersburg State University, using as a base "Tummo" On a rational explanation and did not appear.