Thursday, November 24, 2005

Buddha reincarnated?

Ram Bahadur BanjanA 15 year old Nepalese boy, Ram Bahadur Bamjan, is being hailed as the reincarnation of Guatama Siddharta (the historical Buddha). The boy has been seated under a pipal tree for the last six months, reputedly without food or water.

The popularity of the phenomenon is due to the resemblance to an episode in the life of the historical Buddha, who was born 160 miles away around 543 BC. The Buddha achieved enlightenment when he meditated beneath a sacred pipal tree for 49 days.

Although the boy is reported to have been sitting in the lotus position since 17th May this year, the local police doubt the veracity of the story and a team is investigating the possibility that someone could survive for such a long time with no food and water. Local doctors failed to reach a final conclusion, although they were allowed no closer than five yards from the boy mystic, declaring that they could confirm no more than that he was alive.

31 comments:

Ginger B. said...

I saw a news clip 3 days ago saying exactly what you did but cannot find anymore info in the news. I did a Google search and came across your blog. Have you heard anything more about this? How do they expect to verify this claim anyway?

majikthijs said...

Verify what? That he has been sitting there for six months without food or water? Or that he is the reincarnation of Guatama Siddharta? I haven't heard anymore information, but when I do, I will post it.

Anonymous said...

It's on bbc news south asia webpage http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4479240.stm

check www.dhamma.org for buddhist meditation

Anonymous said...

Dalai Lama could tell...

Anonymous said...

I have heard that if you shoot him in the head he will die! Weird eh?

Batman

Anonymous said...

This is truely a blessing.

Anonymous said...

"I have heard that if you shoot him in the head he will die! Weird eh?"

Good one man..

Anonymous said...

"I have heard that if you shoot him in the head he will die! Weird eh?" Those types of comments are why people need to meditate - so many idiots in this world..

Anonymous said...

Hopefully it's not just another hoax/scam...

Anonymous said...

I agree ... there are so many idiots in the world who are unable or afraid to believe in anything and just want to destroy what they do not understand

Anonymous said...

"Batman" really needs help .... very sad

majikthijs said...

Batman,

I removed your comment because I don't want foul language on my blog. If you feel you have to express yourself in this way then please do it elsewhere. Keep it clean.

majikthijs said...

By the way, I don't have any views on whether this boy is the reincarnation of the buddha, but my intention was not to poke fun at the claim. We could all learn something from sitting under a tree and meditating on the meaning of life and enlightenment.

Strictly speaking your suggestion is not in the least bit weird: most people will die if you shoot them in the head.

Anonymous said...

Alright alright sorry. Swearing is a bit OTT.

"Strictly speaking your suggestion is not in the least bit weird: most people will die if you shoot them in the head."

Not the case though! Michael Knight would not die if you shot him in the head.

Batman

Anonymous said...

I have just received news he has died....by taking his own life!!!

He heard you sad muppets were blogging and thinkin up magic tales and could not live any longer knowing how sad you are!!

And dont call me sad for doing this. Im laughing my ass off and thats fun!

Delete this if you wish homlords

Batman.

Anonymous said...

If more of our teenagers would meditate, maybe it would be a better world out there. Matter of fact if more of our adults would, it would definetly be a better world. The Buddha was a teacher, if this boy actually discovers his buddha nature, I bow in respect to him. May all us accomplish and uncover our buddha nature.

Anonymous said...

This is just one of the many reincarnations that will follow of enlightened souls.
this is the prophecy of the return of the "gods" and has everything to do with the upcoming year 2012, when we leisure in the golden age.
Remember that more and more enlightened souls will reincarnate the more time progresses as all of us humans are heading towards Christ-consciousness.
As energies from Hunab Ku flow over us, exponentionally more and more we will become aware of the right ways to live and they reincarnated to tell us that and learn us, to be an example.
it was never the intention of Buddha nor Jesus of Nazareth to build a religion around them!
We are all in the process of evolution, and they help us raise our vibration and frequency to go to the next phase of live/world and a new civilization, as we enter into the 5th dimension all illusions cannot longer be maintained on the 5th dimensional vibration.
We become superhumans!
As you probably know, we now only have and use 2 strands of dna, but people are already are developing new strands of dna (12 in total) that enables us to become truly the gods-children that we are.
We are actually God in Amnesia.
We were born without memories, having forgotten who we are and where we came from.
This is just another indication we are all heading towards enlightement and a new world without sorrow and duality.

I wish you all a good journey.

Sander

Anonymous said...

Sander

You truely are as mad as a bag of cats. Your wishy washy tree hugging nonsense is offensive and stupid.

"This is just another indication we are all heading towards enlightement and a new world without sorrow and duality."... What the hell are you on about!!! You freak.

Batman

R. U. Serious said...

I'm sure they wouldn't be sneaking him any food or water when they close the enclosure around him. And parents would never exploit their child.

Anonymous said...

Batman,

You can think that, clearly you have no idea what you're talking about.

No worries.. some people make the paths so others can walk it.

I suggest you first learn what the word enlightement means before writing things without having any clue what it's about and what it stands for. (the deeper meaning behind things).

Sander

Anonymous said...

i have to agree with batman...because i know him 0161

Anonymous said...

Sander, my hippy go happy, love thy world we live in nonsense merchant.

The only thing I need to learn is the deadly arts of the sith so I can remove you from the visible spectrum.

Now please do not try to offend me again. Your only making me laugh at your ridiculous smelly face.

Batman

erty said...

Sander, I would love to read more...
What difference does it make whether one intellectualizes he is the reincarnation of anything? I am just trying to grasp the fascinating energy involved in sitting still for months and years, even if it is only 12 hours a day.
How do people with "agendas" reconcile the notion of doing nothing and being world famous for it? Will warlords come to realize how futile their machinations are in the context of this boy's attitude?
Will the world have the patience to wait 6 years? How will the media handle the build up? What will happen May 16th, 2011?
The day I found out about Ram, circumstances allowed me to dance as I hadn't danced in 15 years. Yes, a God-incidence. I love this story!

Imaginary Girl said...

It is a proven study that one can reach enlighentment by fasting & meditation.

It took my dad only 3 days to get completely off his tits using this technique!

Who needs to try has cookies anymore?

GonzotheGreat said...

The only problems with the claims that this boy is somehow the reincarnation of the buddha, is that the buddha reached nirvana. When someone reaches nirvana, according to buddhism, he escapes from the wheel and no longer suffers from the pain of reincarnation and rebirth. So if the Buddha reached nirvana, then how can this be his reincarnation, unless the buddha in fact did not reach nirvana, and if that is so, then that means all of the teachings of buddhism are false and empty

zibo said...

hello,
personal reincarnation is a false concept, introduced by persons who don't know much about the real alquemy of soul and energy trasmutations and travels trough space and time. no way an individual ego can reincarnate.

on the other side I guess it's possible to survive meditating for six months -with a very deep inner calm. The way to achieve it is a mistery to the wisers.
Personally I hope the boy is not a fake, and especially that doesn't drink coca-cola. Nor pepsi.

Best wishes.
from bcn.

lance said...

namo-tassa-pa-ka-wa-to-ari-ha-toh-sam-ma-sam-pud-ta-sa

Anonymous said...

this is is all BULLSHIT!!!! One thing, the real Buddha attaine Nirvana, this means that he will never be reborn again.
the guy could just be acting or maybe he might be the next buddha.
in any case, he CERTAINLY ain't Buddha, and i do have respect for this guy.

The fact that he deson't drink or eat is also shit someone made up. They cover him up at night and none can go near 5 yeards of him.

and there's all those dumbass supporters who don't even know what buddhism is and goes there and worships him.

I have heard the boy has said that 'he isn't buddha'.
Does that prove it?
Or do some of you idiots still believe in the reincarnation of buddha

P.S - Reincarnation is not a main fundamental in buddhism. You might be talking about hinduism - the religion that reincarnation is actually based on.

thugLIFE said...

Guess what?

I did the same shit.
I stayed 5 years on my ass watching TV without moving.


but still, How come I aint known?

thugLIFE said...

and also,
the guy's ass must hurt stting there in the same place.
Thats what i experienced. No kidding!!

Anonymous said...

probably and most likely a scam