Upavasa – Fasting

“Upavasa” refers to a special set of dietary restrictions involving fasting in specific ways. It is done for several purposes – religious or otherwise, wellness, delineated referred to present monograph assembles various features, of upavasa-s as found across Indian literature and to classify various common upavasa-s. Scientific and medical literature including Yoga and Naturopathy has also been touched upon to discuss the effects and utility of upavasa-s on the body.

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