Posts tagged ‘fast’

November 12, 2019

Are you fasting or are you starving? It’s pretty easy to tell

by allthoughtswork

I’ve heard it said that fasting is when food is available but you decide not to eat it and starving is when food is not available and you’re not happy about it but that’s not quite right, is it?

Because I’ve seen people who are clearly starving, walking around the supermarket with full grocery carts.

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October 19, 2016

Karva Chauth

by duncanr

karva-chauth-photostoday, many Hindu women will be fasting from sunrise to moonrise to bring good health and a long life to the men in their life

originally observed by married women for their husbands, many single women also now celebrate Karva Chauth to bring health and well-being to their fiance –

[in addition to fasting, women observing Karva Chauth are not permitted to do any housework on this day]

while Karva Chauth is traditionally observed by woman, some men have . . .

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