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Indian holy man has kept his arm raised for 38 years

Indian holy man has kept his arm raised for 38 years

Sadhu Amar Bharati is an Indian holy man who claims that he has had his right hand raised in the air since 1973. 38 years later, his hand is just a useless piece of skin and bone with thick and twisted nails.

Sources claim Amar Bharati felt disillusioned by all the fighting going on in the world, and decided to raise his right arm for peace. A respected Sadhu at the Kumbh Mela, in Haridwar, Amar has inspired other Sadhus to raise their arms for peace and harmony, and some of them have kept them raised for the last seven, thirteen, even 25 years. But doing something like this doesn’t just mean giving up the functionality of an important body part, it also implies dealing with a lot of pain.

Source: Oddity Central

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21 Comments to “Indian holy man has kept his arm raised for 38 years”
  1. smallwhale514 says:

    sad,why couldnt he just do it for part of the day every day instead of all the time.

  2. It is the thought that counts right? No. This doesn’t stop anyone from fighting and I think its a pointless waste of time. If he wanted to change things, he should actually use his hands and his mind in a more active and direct way. This kind of thing makes me a bit sick.

    • you’re a sad bunch, you know that? this is an example of one who’s attitude stinks and has absolutely NO respect of other people’s customs….you should REAAALLLLY look yourself in the mirror before you judge others, man….otherwise you’d be nothing more than a PESSIMIST and a BIGOT!

    • Just like when people say they’ll pray for whatever reason instead of actually doing things.

  3. WOW DUD TOTALLY STRONG

  4. I'M NOT A TROOL says:

    I think hes doing somthing good

  5. Inspiring.At the same time it’s the WILL Power.

  6. Wow ! Thatz totally amazinq i cud barely keep my hand up for 2 minutez !

  7. Maybe he just has a question, or wants to go to the toilet…

  8. tbh i take me hat off to the guy, could you do it? could ya fuck lolz if he wants keep his arm in the air for his own believes then who are you guys to say anything when the only thing you most likely believe in is Santa & the easter bunny lol

  9. tbh i take me hat off to the guy, could you do it? Somehow I don’t think you could lolz if he wants keep his arm in the air for his own believes then who are you guys to say anything when the only thing you most likely believe in is Santa & the Easter bunny lol

  10. it shows humans true strength

  11. What a total and utter waste of time.

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