Ekadasi Fasting Appeal & Reminder


Sage of Kanchi

“Whatever happens in Bharatha Desam we need to ensure the King of all Vrattas Ekadasi has to be revived and practiced by all; This Vrattam is a Maha Dharma that was practiced very sincerely until two or three generations ago but has been robbed since then. We need to realize because of a couple Maadhwa elderly women observing Ekadasi Shuddha Upavasam sincerely today we get rains.” –  Pujya Shri HH Kanchi Maha Periyava

“We do not become weak or lose our health if we observe upavasam, in fact it is the other way around. ‘Langanam Parama Oushadham’ (Fasting is the best cure or medicine) is what the Ayurveda Sastras say. It may be tough to start but with practice we can overcome it. With Bhagawath Bakthi and Sankalpam we will realize the fruits we get out of fasting which will strengthen our resolve to observe upavasams.” –  Pujya…

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  1. Hari om!It would be helpful if any of you share how you practice ekadasi fasting. I am sure those of you that practice it didn’t stop eating suddenly and mostly gradually eased intro the practice. I am interested to practice this, but being a working professional, i am apprehensive of its effect on my work. Any tips regarding this are welcome. Thank you.

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