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An 83-year-old Indian holy man who says he has spent seven decades without food or water has astounded a team of military doctors who studied him during a two-week observation period.

Prahlad Jani spent a fortnight in a hospital in the western India state of Gujarat under constant surveillance from a team of 30 medics equipped with cameras and closed circuit television.

During the period, he neither ate nor drank and did not go to the toilet.

This is one of the more fascinating stories I've read in a long time!  It just illustrates that there is still a great deal about human physiology and consciousness that has yet to be understood. To read the rest of the article, click here.