posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:03 PM
I would never do this but I don't think it is that terribly odd.
There is a whole subculture in the US that does essentially the same thing for some sort of spiritual reward.
(body_modification)] Wiki link needs to copy and paste because of what they did...
This link will work from a body modification site (If you want to see other things people do to their bodies you could spend hours there)
From talking to people who do the suspension ( Above link yes people hang themselves up with meat hooks) they get some sort of a spiritual experience
from the pain.
I'll stick to meditation thanks.
edit on 18-4-2011 by Jinglelord because: Wiki link wasn't good