Fasting During Navratri

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Published on September 17, 2014

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Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri navratri fast, navratri fasting, healthy fasting, fasting in navratri, how to fast for navratri, how to keep fasting during navratri, navratri 2014 Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu Goddess Durga. Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri In most regions of India Navratri is divided into sets of three days to impress three different aspects of the supreme goddess or goddesses. In the first three days of fasting, the goddess Durga is worshipped in form of Kali in order to vanish all our evil deeds.   Second three days: The Mother is prayed as a giver of wealth, Goddess Lakshmi, who is considered to have the power of awarding on her believers wealth, as she is the goddess of wealth . On the last three days, the Goddess of wisdom, Saraswati is worshipped in order to gain every success in life. Devotees seek the awards of all the three divine Goddess, on the nine days of fasting and worship. Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri Navaratri is celebrated five times a year. Of these five, the Sharad Navaratri of the month of Puratashi and the Vasanta Navaratri of the Vasanta kala are the most important. Other two are celebrated only by shaktas only . The festival is famed for nine nights once every year during the beginning of the month October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less. Foods consumed when fasting during Navratri are: Most people limit themselves to fruit during the nine days/nights. Some people confine themselves to water and break their fast at night after prayer. Some devotees take a single meal during the day/night, and non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited. Also, in making the food during fast onion and garlic is not used. One of ideal foods which is consumed during Navratri fasts is sabudana vada . The fast is broken during night after worshipping their Goddess Durga or her other forms Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri Some of major food items consumed during fasting are : Paasi paruppu ( moong dal ) Sundal Pattani (yellow peas) Sundal Black bean Sundal Pachai payaru (green moong ) Sundal Peanut Sundal Karamani (black eyed peas) Sundal rajma sundal Soya bean sundal Puri Chana and Halwa Sabudana khichdi Makhane Ki Sabzi Fasting During Navratri: Fasting During Navratri Navaratri is celebrated five times a year. Of these five, the Sharad Navaratri of the month of Puratashi and the Vasanta Navaratri of the Vasanta kala are the most important. Other two are celebrated only by shaktas only . The festival is famed for nine nights once every year during the beginning of the month October, although as the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the festival may be held for a day more or a day less.

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