Mirin Dajo was the pseudonym of Dutch fakir Arnold Gerrit Henskes (August 6, 1912 – May 26, 1948).. Although Arnold specificaly asked not to be called a fakir
He became famous for radically piercing his body with all kinds of objects and apparently without injury, even astounding the medical community at the time.
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