Can Yogis Hibernate?
Yoga and Total Health|May 2021
The writer, in search of the miraculous, finds a Yogi hibernating in the high Himalayas.
Harold Sequeira

We have heard from our revered Guru, during classroom sessions, about the extraordinary capacities of the Yogis, living in the high Himalayas. Yogis, who learnt the secrets of nature from the bears, could hibernate in winter when they were in “ lockdown”, their Kutirs completely covered with mountains of snow.

The Siberian bears, bearing freezing cold, would find a niche in the mountains of snow, curl in for the long winter without food and water, slow down their metabolism, reduce their use of oxygen to the absolute minimum, stop their heart and keep just an impulse for the brain to regenerate themselves after the spring thaw.

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