How Tibetan Monks Use Meditation to Raise Their Peripheral Body Temperature 16-17 Degrees | Open Culture

Benson’s research became a 20-year project of studying tummo and other advanced techniques while he also taught at the Harvard Medical School and served as president of the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston, where he believes the study of meditation can “uncover capacities that will help us to better treat stress-related illnesses.” The claims of monks who practice tummo have been substantiated in Benson’s work, showing, he says, “what advanced forms of meditation can do to help the mind control physical processes once thought to be uncontrollable.” Source: How Tibetan Monks Use Meditation to Raise Their Peripheral Body Temperature 16-17 Degrees | Open Culture