During the nine days of Navratri, devotees worship Maa Durga with concentration by worshiping leaves, flowers, Argh, incense, lamp, smell, etc. Many devotees keep fast for nine days some eat fruits and some eat only one time. While some devotees keep fast on Ashtami Tithi and some on Navami Tithi. According to experts, there are many benefits of fasting. read ahead...
Opportunity for introspection: Navratri fasting is also an opportunity for introspection. It is also a time to relax, take a break and be grateful for the people and happiness around us. Navratri fasting helps in relaxing the body and reducing the restlessness of the mind.
Cleanses the body: Navratri fasting cleanses the body. Helps to remove toxins from the body and cleanse the body. It also helps in reducing lethargy in the body.
Concentration increases: As the restlessness of the mind decreases with fasting, it becomes easier to concentrate and calm the body.
The body gets energy from fruits and vegetables: It is important to include fresh fruits and vegetables in the diet during Navratri fasting so that one does not fall sick during fasting and energy remains.