"The Fire Yogi" is a documentary film exploring the journey of a Yogi from Tanjore, India who has the extraordinary ability to use a unique breathing technique to get into union with Fire.
This non-religious documentary portrays a rare and unusual Fire Ritual performed by a Yogi from India and the subsequent chemical analysis of his clothing & physical tests that examine this supernatural phenomenon. The Yogi has performed this Fire Ritual for a total of 1000 days over the last 45 years.
A never-before-seen by the public view into Yogi Rambhauswami’s life, daily religious practices and rituals. The traditional “Fire Ritual” is performed in its abbreviated form, normally taking 24 hours in its entirety.
The Yogi, weighing a mere 94 pounds (43 kilos), has been able to survive on only two bananas and a mere glass of milk with a few drops of water twice a day for the last 28 years.
The ritual is performed for Universal Harmony , Global Welfare and Individual Prosperity. Many aspects of the Yogi are on the edge of unbelievability, while at the same time highlighting the power and endurance of human mind, body and spirit.