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#1    Xnibiru

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 08:16 AM

Magician Dan White meets up with a Buddhist monk, in Nepal, who has the power of levitation. Do you believe this or not???
Watch: Buddhist Monk Levitation – Full Video
When I was a child, I heard many stories about some ancient people levitating into the air in broad day light. And I know many Buddhist monks have supernormal abitly and this is one of them.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 08:39 AM

Most buddhist monks carry around a laptop and make a living off selling trinkets. No-one can levitate with supernatural powers.

This is a case of one magician meeting up with another.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 08:56 AM

I wonder if he could still perform the trick if he was sitting in the middle of the room away from the curtain?

Bit more impressed with this guy's trick: https://www.youtube....h?v=uWA8Ui7cc9U

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:29 AM

No, I do not believe it.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:40 AM

View PostDragonwind, on 07 August 2013 - 08:39 AM, said:

Most buddhist monks carry around a laptop and make a living off selling trinkets. No-one can levitate with supernatural powers.

This is a case of one magician meeting up with another.

Maybe you don't know there are many monks in ShaoLin temple or Dao cultivators in China with strange abilities.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:51 AM

View PostXnibiru, on 07 August 2013 - 09:40 AM, said:



Maybe you don't know there are many monks in ShaoLin temple or Dao cultivators in China with strange abilities.
Well, many claim to have abilities, but few actually seem to be able to demonstrate them without requiring the same set up a magician needs.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 10:09 AM

View PostXnibiru, on 07 August 2013 - 08:16 AM, said:

Magician Dan White meets up with a Buddhist monk, in Nepal, who has the power of levitation. Do you believe this or not???
Watch: Buddhist Monk Levitation – Full Video
When I was a child, I heard many stories about some ancient people levitating into the air in broad day light. And I know many Buddhist monks have supernormal abitly and this is one of them.


sorry but NO-ONE, ever, can levitate! If it was at all do-able, id have invested in the training/knowledge years ago. But its all some form of trickery, and as has been said already here, take away any props and the levitater is screwed.  Heres some more

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 11:54 AM

View PostXnibiru, on 07 August 2013 - 09:40 AM, said:

Maybe you don't know there are many monks in ShaoLin temple or Dao cultivators in China with strange abilities.

No we don´t know that, and neither do you. You are simply believing stories.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 11:55 AM

It goes to show how even the 'humble monk' will try and trick people. That's the different between a magician and someone who claims to have special powers - a magician tells you it's a trick, the other will try and deceive you into believing it's real.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 12:02 PM

View PostShadowSot, on 07 August 2013 - 08:56 AM, said:

I wonder if he could still perform the trick if he was sitting in the middle of the room away from the curtain?


I don´t...

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:13 PM

View Postseeder, on 07 August 2013 - 10:09 AM, said:

sorry but NO-ONE, ever, can levitate! If it was at all do-able, id have invested in the training/knowledge years ago. But its all some form of trickery, and as has been said already here, take away any props and the levitater is screwed.  Heres some more
Sorry, the case of the monk is not like these cases at all. These are not called levitating capability.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:18 PM

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Maybe you don't know there are many monks in ShaoLin temple or Dao cultivators in China with strange abilities.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:31 PM

View PostXnibiru, on 07 August 2013 - 06:13 PM, said:

Sorry, the case of the monk is not like these cases at all. These are not called levitating capability.

The one thing thats the same though no matter how the trick is done, is that they have ROBES which conveniently cover whatever contraption does the lifting.  (Or curtains) . Lets see anyone of them do it in just shorts!!

If you really believe SOMEONE can levitate, then I know a Nigerian prince whose looking to send 42 Million US dollars to someone willing to accept a poxy 5 million USD in commission.

This is a serious offer, and I just need your full name, DOB, social security number, account number, and passport number.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 06:56 PM

So I know most of you don't buy it and neither do I, but if it is a trick, how exactly are they doing it? I don't see any obvious props besides the cane/stick and then in the video with the monk, I don't see how he tricked us? Can anyone of you explain the process? I'd be interested to know so that I might understand how they deceive people.


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Posted 07 August 2013 - 07:04 PM

Its not just old monks who can do odd things either





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