A mysterious so-called “new Buddha” has come to light in the jungle of Bara district of Katmandu. Every day hundreds of people from different countries show up there. Some believing and worshipping him and some thinking “how can it happen?” and predicting so many things about the monk.
“Can someone live for more than six months without food and drink?” – asks the article.
‘I’m Not Buddha, Just a Monk’ »
Ram Bahadur Bamjon, a 15-year old Nepali boy from a village in Bara district of Nepal is said to be in deep meditation under a Peepal tree, without consuming food and water, for the last 6 months. He does not speak and his followers are allowed to see him from a distance of 50 meters. The young mystic is hidden from public view at night behind a curtain drawn by his followers. Nearly 100,000 devotees from Nepal and India have flocked in recent weeks to the dense forest where the boy is meditating. The credulous people have already started calling him as Buddha’s incarnation.
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