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Prahalad Jani or Mataji is an Indian sadhu (saint) and is a devotee of deity Amba.
He claims to have lived without food and water since 1940, and says that the goddess Amba sustains him. Prahlad Jani, says that he is surviving by chanting mantras and by meditating for goddess Amba.
Prahlad Jani has been kept under observations 2 times to know the medical reason behind his claim and also to prove his claim of living without food or water from 1940. He believes that the goddess Amba provides him with a water like sustainable liquid inside his body to keep him alive.
Till now 2 observational studies has been made, one in 2003 and another in 2010 to prove his claim or to deny it. Many expert neurologists monitored Jani and they were surprised by the result. The experts confirmed Jani's ability to survive without food or water but the claim was not proven due to many allegations relating to the procedure of tests conducted.

Observational Conditions :
- Jani was examined daily for checking his vital statistics.
- Prahlad Jani was made to stay in a sealed room for 10 days.
- He was provided just 100 milliliters of water a day for mouth wash.
- The room's toilet was sealed off and Cameras were installed to monitor.
- No Food / water (except that 100ml) was provided for 10 days straight.

Conclusions drawn from the above Observation :
- Some liquid was found in his bladder.
- Jani was perfectly healthy after that 10 days of observation.
- His weight was reduced slightly and he didn't urinate or defecate.

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