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Ram Bomjon: A Shining Light Before Men, Useful in Case of Blackouts

Ram Bomjon’s Nepalese handlers and souvenir hawkers, besides telling the world that he managed to meditate without eating or drinking for six months and then just up and went on a journey of five days and nights in the forest on foot, have informed us that he has a light shining out of his forehead. “It looks a bit like when you shine a torch through your hand,” says Tek Bahadur Lama, one of Bomjon’s committee of handlers.

If you want to find out the scientific details on how Ram Bomjon managed to go for many months without eating and drinking, I refer you to our visitor James’ excellent analysis on the subject. I’m still waiting to figure out how after going for six months without food or water a solitary kid can walk for five days and nights straight, but I’m sure that has to do with the scientific ins and outs of the special human meditation gene thingy Ram Bomjon has had activated. Let’s leave these scientific matters for a moment, since they’re so well-covered elsewhere.

Instead, I’d like to know the scientific basis for the light that emanates out of Ram Bomjon’s forehead. Being a lowly non-scientist myself, my first thought was that such a thing would be impossible. But then I thought, hey, who am I to say? After all, there are bioluminescent squid out there! Maybe it’s another spiffy gene expression thingy. I mean, anything’s possible, right? Why not have an open mind?

That’s just my theory. I’d like to hear your own scientific explanation for the light emanating from Ram Bomjon’s forehead. My own profane forehead may not be illuminated, but I’m all ears.

34 comments to Ram Bomjon: A Shining Light Before Men, Useful in Case of Blackouts

  • Scott

    “Being a lowly non-scientist myself”

    I think it was “lowlife” Jim. “Lowlife.”

  • Jim

    Right, that too. Any ideas, Scott?

  • James

    This is secret knowledge. To learn the secret magnify below text, but keep hidden.

    … . . . . … . .. . . . …

  • Scott

    I’m reminded of the Calvin & Hobbes cartoon…
    They’re watching fireflies, and Calvin has a strange strained look on his face. Hobbes says “If you’re wondering, your butt isn’t glowing.” Calvin, clearly frustrated, exclaims “I don’t even know which muscle to flex.”
    I’d love to shed some light on the mystery, but I don’t even know whic muscle to flex.

  • Scott S

    Perhaps he has just learned the secret of “light-headedness”.

    Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

  • Aren’t some decay bacteria bioluminescent? Maybe he’s just dead.

  • Anti Clifford

    Hey Scott how much sallarry they offered you?
    Mackering insulting negative ideas thats all you can do you guys are looser your done
    i can tell with your writing that you guys doesnt have nuts with your own shallow Ideas

    well Scott, jim, Jclifford alias(john stracke) That was s Cheap shot. Phatetic nonsece.

  • Jim

    You left out “lowlife.” I’m a “lowlife,” too. And Scott is “irrational,” and all jclifford does is “insult people,” and that John Stracke, well, he… actually, I don’t know this about John Stracke, so I’ll ask him. John, do you have nuts? A.C. needs to know.

    But tell me more about your theory, Anti Clifford. Are you saying Ram Bomjon shines a light through his forehead by “mackering insulting negative ideas?” Or is it that Ram Bomjon “doesn’t have nuts?” If we’re going to make progress in our scientific understanding of this phenomenon you’re going to have to be a bit more clear.

  • John, do you have nuts? A.C. needs to know.

    Oh, yeah; I keep a big can in my desk drawer.

  • James

    When Jim’s intuition tell him something isn’t right, he just trusts his intuition naturally
    based his “instincts” around here and writes by intuition. I haven’t seen him contribute any scientific/empirical studies supporting his (many) opinions.

  • Jim

    Then you haven’t been paying attention. Pay more attention. When I write about science, I provide a citation.

    How about you? Why don’t you answer the question, rather than engage in personal insults?

    Since you say the Ram Bomjon phenomenon is possible, explain the light emanating from his forehead.

  • Alan

    The light emanating from Bomjon’s forehead? It is well known that spiritual adepts in Nepal openly smoke the ditch-weed that grows profusely all over the mountains.

    http://www.letsgo.com/destinations/asia_pacific/india_nepal/essentials/safetyhealth.php#drugs

    It is illegal for westerners to touch the stuff, as the locals fear it would play havoc with their worldview.

  • James

    Jim wrote:

    Ram Bomjon’s Nepalese handlers and souvenir hawkers, besides telling the world that he managed to meditate without eating or drinking for six months and then just up and went on a journey of five days and nights in the forest on foot, have informed us that he has a light shining out of his forehead. “It looks a bit like when you shine a torch through your hand,” says Tek Bahadur Lama, one of Bomjon’s committee of handlers.

    James replies:

    You claim in the above quote that Bomjon’s handlers have said they saw lights.

    My question is this would have to be verified that people did say that. Post a list here of all alleged witnesses.

    Maybe some are tourists.

    Maybe some are government officials.

    Maybe some were on one of the visiting scientific teams.

    Maybe some lads were playing with little laser pointers or color LED flashlights.

    Please give citations for all these sources so their testimony could be assessed.
    I don’t know any of them personaly.

  • James

    Scott admits:

    “……….I’m a “lowlife”

    James replies:

    see above.

  • Jim

    No, no, YOU used the source first as veritable, so I’m just using the same source, and we’re playing the Parallel Game. So YOU tell me how all this is possible, since that’s what you’ve claimed.

    OR you say “Gosh, maybe this is a piece of bullshit.”

    IN WHICH CASE I say “Gosh, maybe it’s ALL bullshit, huh?”

    See how this goes?

  • Jim

    And right now, you aren’t playing well.

    You seem to be telling me that before I consider the light thing to be non-bullshit, it has to verified! Gee. Kind of like the claim that Ram Bomjon didn’t eat or drink for six (ten?) months. Gee, that hasn’t been verified either. You don’t know Ram Bomjon personally, do you?

  • Scott

    James–no no no,
    I admitted Jim’s a lowlife, and reminded him not to forget it.
    I’m just a question dodger;)

  • Jim

    Which is worse, do you think, Scott? A lowlife or a question dodger? I imagine it depends on whether the question is pitched toward the groin or above the head.

  • Tony

    Here’s the reason why:

    All Buddhas are endowed with a tuft of white hair between their eyes from which they can emit a ray of light. This light shines throughout the universe, and is seen by all beings.

    Of course, it’s not really possible. They don’t really do it at all. There’s no such thing as a Buddha. They don’t exist. But see, nothing really exists. Everything is empty, an illusion deriving from ignorance.

    Hey, take it or leave it man. That’s the dharma.

  • Mackers

    Hey John alias What? are you sure you have nuts do you have almond, if you have give it to Jim
    Thats funny, Hummm crunchy crunhy. No one can comprehend that ligths emanates from Ram Bomjon forehead ,Not unless you wittness it by your self. We never knew if its true or false, So take it or leave it drop the subject.

  • Jim

    Oh, drop it? Sure, sure. As soon as you drop your claims that all this Ram Bomjon nonsense is actually reasonable.

  • Mackers

    Jim Your one track mind can’t comprehend that esoteric experienced even though someone shared you the knowledge , you never comprehend it, it is all about experienced of the Meditator, even Scott idealogical conservative concepts, theres’ no way you can reached that level. you know what? You are not the Meditator You guys are the CRITICS., And there,s is no way of dropping the claim which is not my claim. Let it go if you want to. Let see how your nonsence idea make this sencible.

  • Jim

    OK, so when are you going to start supporting Ron Bunyan? He’s a Meditator, and he’s even able to keep it up when his head falls off. Why won’t you support him? Are you just a CRITIC?

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know if it’s really worth it but…
    “that esoteric experienced even though someone shared you the knowledge”
    Mackers, stop using big smart sounding words to make yourself sound more reasonable. It’s not working.
    If Ram Bomjon’s experience is esoteric, as you claim, then what could possibly your grounds for supporting him. It is, by your own admission, impossible for you to have any reason to think he’s legit.

  • Scott

    anonymous, post #24, is me. Don’t want anybody making an ad hom attack by ignoring my point & focusing on the fact that I didn’t put my name.

  • Jim

    Are you saying that your name is Ad Hom? We know your name is Scott. Aha! Trapped in your own web of deceit at last.
    ;) tongue boring a hole through cheek

  • Scott

    Nice try. But I can deafeat your feeble reasoning by simply dodging your question.
    Booyeah

  • Mackers

    Cheap shot, you dont know nothing just to critized.
    Hey jim dont put the words in my mouth, okey, im not like Scott and your associates who, followed whatever your demand is.Listen i know my self better than you, i wouldn’t gonna buy not even a piece of your ballonies,suck it to your lungs buddy, you guy’s like a crocodile waiting for a prey,huh, Heeeey your not gonna get me. yah right, Nice try.
    Im goin to work ill see you later,

  • mackers

    How could we possibly understand the meaning of Esoteric world w/out containing the Elements of Reason?

  • Alan

    Reason is objective, the esoteric world is subjective. They are different worlds.

    Jim and jClifford talk logic and information. They do not talk emotions, hope, and creativity.

    In the end, we choose by emotion.

  • Scott

    The heliocentric view of the solar system makes me happier than the geocentric view.

  • Mackers

    Post#30
    So the roots of all that matters are emotions? can you explain the difference between mind and emotions? which are those is subjective and objective?
    Post#31
    The heliocentric view and geocentric view of the solar system are only the natural material existence of the universe nothing more than that literally. what i amazed is the life forced energy beyond that holds, the material existence of the universe. what is beyond that atomic subtle energy that cannot been discribed by science though, nothing more than theories and guesses? or just because science doesnt believe in spirituality.

  • Alan

    Hey, Mackers, your English is getting better.

    The mind can be either subjective or objective–as it wants. If a religious leader says the sun goes around the earth, (geocentric)–as the Pope once said to Galileo–you can believe the pope without question in a subjective way if you want. Or you can make a test to learn the truth in an objective way. Either way, the earth will still go around the sun (heliocentric).

    You can also believe there is a Higher Power or an Intelligence or a Mystery that causes the earth to go around the sun. There is no test for this. Many scientists believe in science, but also believe in spirituality at the same time.

    Emotions are involuntary–you can not change them. If you think about the earth going around the sun and it makes you afraid, well, then you are afraid. Maybe you are afraid of a Pope who can kill people. You can’t change being afraid. You can only change what you do. You can say, “I am afraid, so I will not ask questions about the sun.” You can also say, “I am afraid, but I am also curious, so I will ask questions about the sun and be afraid at the same time.”

    Scott, heliocentricity makes me happy too, and gives me that warm fuzzy safe feeling. Are you saying objectivity is subjective?

  • anonymous

    Allan We have different kind of level of understanding in that matter.i dont wanna argue with your own preposition.

    Now i know which level of consciousness you have in your mind

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