Secret Behind Indian Guru Levitation Revealed

Posted on August 31, 2008

Secret Behind Indian Guru Levitation Revealed pictureAccounts of Indian Guru Yogis performing acts of levitation have been documented as far back as 1884, but when a report and pictures were published in 1936 of Yogi Subbayah Pullavar, an Indian Guru, levitating for 4 minutes in front of some 150 witnesses, a serious interest into Yogis and their power of levitation.

However, even when Yogi Pullavar performed his trick there was some questions into why he was hidden in the tent before and after actually levitating in the air.

“Yogi Pullavar’s attendants erected a small tent in an open area. Yogi Pullavar then entered the tent where he remained hidden from view for a few minutes. The attendants then removed the tent.

Yogi Pullavar was seen suspended horizontally several feet above the ground. He was in a trance, lightly resting his hand on top of a cloth covered stick.”

A recent video has surfaced that uncovers at least one method that Gurus use to Levitate in front of audiences and it may be the secret behind Indian Guru Levitation.

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Sun Tzu has spent about 7 years in Asia traveling through Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea. A true fan of everything that is weird and strange, he decides in the end what is displayed and published on this site. Sun has previous experience writing for numerous print mags such as XLR8R, URB, and Movement Magazine.
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Pas Nbesa
Pas Nbesa

A recent video has surfaced that uncovers at least one method that Gurus use to Levitate in front of audiences and it may be the secret behind Indian Guru Levitation.

Manivel Jayabal
Manivel Jayabal

I am an Hindu, but don't believe in GOD, but I believe there is a way for levitation.

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this super mystical bizarre thing is now just a 30 second youtube clip

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Aditya
Aditya

Functioning from more refined fields of consciousness, these feats are possible. It's happened to even Christian saints randomly. In india, these developments of human capabilities are documented through different texts like yoga Sutras of patanjali. Admit that there are fakes, like fake doctors..

common sense
common sense

what is so spiritual aboout levitating, if you wanna get closer to god, kill yourself

kunal
kunal

fuck..this video is a fake...as i do not thing that people are too foolish that they cannot judge whether a yogi is levitating in air & or sitting on the wood. neither these people seems too intellingent...they are only actors...to me this video is been made to make the people think that Indian yogi's are fake ..and this is the only purpose of it...but I think people are intelligent enough to understood & understand that a there were real yogi's & there are real yogi's in India but they do not tend to show off their powers as it bring the ego up & they may deviate from the path of spirituality....moreover i think the person in white beard is a fake & frustated person who just wants to make the people convince that there is no super power & God...I feel pity on this man that he has waisted his experience, his time, his life and everything and didn't find the trueness with the God as yet! ..I am happy that we are not like Him.

TB_Mills
TB_Mills

levitations is real but the ability usually starts around puberty and disappears as quickly as it came

Teresita
Teresita

it may be a recent video on youtube but there is I believe a documentary done about this years ago

Mateo
Mateo

lol, ajay made his comment on my birthday! And I happen to agree with him

ajay
ajay

This is not the way the yogis used to do it.its probably what fake yogis resort to .those who can successfully do it would never try to show off in front of a crowd..we ll perhaps have to go to the himalayas in search of them..but am sure its very much possible to levitate..in fact it is mentioned in the vedas.But we people of the present day are stupid enough not to comprehend the valuable information regarding the same..hail the yogis of Indians and the sacred vedas....

dan
dan

hahahaha And there is a devil who tempts people too right? It's not the people wanting to do what they want to do, it's the devil and his evil servants tempting you to do evil right?

mememe
mememe

these people are sitting on a chair that is ancored in to the ground

Faust
Faust

No surprise here. We'd pretty much be wasting our time discrediting everyone who claims to have "mystical powers".. they're all frauds. Houdini spent much of his life discrediting people with the same scams performed today.

O'Neil
O'Neil

All this time I thought they were using beans.

IsraeLa
IsraeLa

may God bless u Otis.Amien.

cat
cat like.author.displayName 1 Like

Has no one ever seen a stage magician? The only difference between them and the "mystics" and "Psychics" is they admit they are fakes.

Ryan
Ryan

It makes you wonder: Is there really anything truly fantastic that people are capable of?

Jason
Jason like.author.displayName 1 Like

Um. Travelling to the moon? Examining blood flow inside of the brain without exploratory surgery? Building a 27km circumference particle accelerator that is the coldest place in the universe, and that generates temperatures hotter than the surface of the sun? Extending human lifespan three-fold in the last 100 years? Examining the universe from the 10^-12m to the 10^25m scales?

tanteric
tanteric

Ahem. Ever heard of sliced bread?

Mikaya
Mikaya

I like how this super mystical bizarre thing is now just a 30 second youtube clip

reyda
reyda

very funny :D nice scam, and we in the west all believe in those yogi's secret powers ! more kudos to them :)

Tabris Chen
Tabris Chen

LOL! I dont think we can assume from this that all yogi are fake though.

Otis
Otis

We also believe the bible nonsense.

IsraeLa
IsraeLa

may God bless you.Amien

jade
jade

lovely way to end an argument. and it did! see how nobody else replied?

Chuck E.
Chuck E.

and the nonsense of secular humanism — except secular humanists take all of whatever is said as fact regardless of ANY and ALL contradictions talk about blind belief in infallibility

Faust
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This is why it's hard to take christians seriously. More fallatious arguments.