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What is meant by Upavasam?
Last Updated: 13th January, 2020
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Moreover, what does Upvas mean?
???? ???? /upavasa karana/ fast intransitive verb,countable noun. If you fast, or if you go on a fast, you eat nofood for a period of time, usually for religiousreasons.
Also Know, what is VRAT in Hindu? Vrata is a Sanskrit word that means "vow, resolve,devotion", and refers to pious observances such as fasting andpilgrimage (Tirtha) found in Indian religions such as Jainism andHinduism. It is typically accompanied with prayers seekinghealth and happiness for their loved ones.
Accordingly, why is it called fasting?
It's derived from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) term'fæstan' meaning to hold firmly, in the same way we wouldtalk about 'making fast' or 'fasten'. Why is fastingcalled fasting and not slowing?
Why is it important to fast?
Fasting is a deliber- ate abstinence from physicalgratification—usually going without food for a period oftime—to achieve a greater spiritual goal. Fasting isintentionally denying the flesh in order to gain a response fromthe spirit. It means renouncing the natural in order to invoke thesu- pernatural.