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RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Prahlad Jani

1929 - 2020

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Prahlad Jani, also known as Mataji or Chunriwala Mataji (13 August 1929 ― 26 May 2020) was an Indian breatharian monk who claimed to have lived without food and water since 1940. He said that the goddess Amba sustained him. However, the findings of the investigations on him have been kept confidential and revealed to public by authorities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prahlad Jani has received more than 1,044,305 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Prahlad Jani is the 2,027th most popular religious figure, the 437th most popular biography from India and the 40th most popular Indian Religious Figure.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Prahlad Jani ranks 2,027 out of 2,238Before him are Proterius of Alexandria, Ricardo Blázquez, Dominique Mamberti, Euzois of Byzantium, Charles Journet, and Menas of Constantinople. After him are Benito Arias Montano, Marie of the Incarnation, Marina Semyonova, Luis Héctor Villalba, Hilary of Arles, and Peter Jan Beckx.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Prahlad Jani ranks 276Before him are Harry Frankfurt, Jimmy Cobb, Henri Pousseur, Francesco Alberoni, Jürgen Ehlers, and Michael Harner. After him are Dominique Fernandez, Moses Gunn, Burhan Sargun, Maarten Schmidt, Nicolas Bouvier, and Mithat Bayrak. Among people deceased in 2020, Prahlad Jani ranks 296Before him are Johnny Nash, Sisavath Keobounphanh, Juan Giménez, Nina Bocharova, Gudrun Pausewang, and Ljiljana Petrović. After him are Barry Hulshoff, John Shrapnel, Pamela Tiffin, Tomás Balcázar, Frederick Ballantyne, and Mikhail Zhvanetsky.

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In India

Among people born in India, Prahlad Jani ranks 437 out of 1,493Before him are Nagarjun (1911), Fathima Beevi (1927), Arundhati Roy (1961), Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (1893), Nilakantha Somayaji (1444), and Mulayam Singh Yadav (1939). After him are Bhagwan Das (1869), Meena Kumari (1933), Udham Singh (1899), Rajinikanth (1950), Roshan Seth (1942), and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In India

Among religious figures born in India, Prahlad Jani ranks 40Before him are Joseph Vaz (1651), Swaminarayan (1781), Pingali Venkayya (1876), Ivan Dias (1936), Guru Har Krishan (1656), and Nirmala Srivastava (1923). After him are Saint Alphonsa (1910), Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1805), Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889), Roberto de Nobili (1577), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), and Joseph Coutts (1945).