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Swami Rama - 05 The Swami turned on the subtle energy in a chakra so intensely that it became visible to the naked eye



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A description of the experience

Beyond Biofeedback – Drs Elmer and Alyce Green

……………one day after returning from Chicago, where he had given public lectures, he showed me a Polaroid picture in which most of his chest was obscured by a disc of pale pink light. I asked for an explanation, and he said that he had mentioned during a lecture that it was possible to turn on the subtle energy in a chakra so intensely that it would become visible to the naked eye.

On hearing that, a sceptical physician in the audience had demanded that the Swami demonstrate it so he could take a picture with a Polaroid camera.

The Swami said several pictures were taken and that I could keep that one. I asked him why he found it more difficult to do these things in the laboratory than in public and he responded with flashing eyes, "When I am challenged all of my powers come up and I can do everything."


The source of the experience

Swāmī Rāma

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