Navratri: The month of Chaitra is the first month of the Hindu New Year. Nine forms of Maa Durga are worshiped this month, which is celebrated as Chaitra Navratri. This year Chaitra Navratri is starting on the 02 April 2022, Saturday.
Some people keep Navratri fast for 9 days. Do you know that fasting for Navratri also benefits health in many ways? A separate fasting meal has to be taken on these days. After all, how fasting during Navratri benefits your health, Let us tell you to know.
Your lifestyle changes in this entire 9-10 days. You have to get up early in the morning while fasting. For nine days when you wake up early in the morning, you feel physically and mentally healthy.
You drink more liquid things while fasting for the whole day. Drink plenty of juice, water, milk. Due to this, there is no shortage of water in the body. Many times hunger also starts after fasting, so when you drink water, the stomach remains full.
Cholesterol level also comes down to fasting. Does worship also have a special effect on health? Yes, when you meditate in worship with a calm mind, then all the stress, worry, pain, and pain are forgotten.
Alcohol, cigarettes, everything stops during the fasting of Navratri. Eat fruits, due to which the health of the stomach remains healthy. There is no problem of constipation, bloating, gas, indigestion. If there is a lack of blood in the body, then by eating apples, pomegranates, this problem can also be overcome.
Do you know why Rock Salt is used in Navratri fast?
You must have seen that during the fast, all the devotees eat fruits and use rock salt in the food. It is believed that rock salt is very pure. Apart from this, there is no need to go through any kind of chemical process while making this salt. This is the reason why rock salt is used in fasting.
Rock salt is also used to make the digestive system healthy. Apart from this, rock salt is also considered very beneficial for the eyes. If you are struggling with the problem of blood pressure, then rock salt can prove to be of your use.
Take these precautions!
According to astrologers, devotees should take bath every morning during Navratri. Also, you should take special care of cleanliness.
Special care should be taken of dietary rules during Navratri. During this time only fruits, milk products, and selected cereals should be used.
Roti made from buckwheat flour, Shamak rice, Dosa made from Shamak rice, Food made from sago, Water chestnut flour, Rajgira, Yam, Arbi, Boiled sweet potato i.e. Sweet potato dishes, Fruits, Potatoes, Nuts, Groundnut, etc. can eat.
(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on home remedies and general assumptions. Before adopting it, please seek medical advice. THE MONK does not endorse these prescriptions.)