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Fasting – a question of Faith?

Explain fasting as a means to increase spirituality.

Some important facts about fasting:

  1. It has roots in many religions like Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Eastern religions, to name a few.
  2. Its general purpose: to increase spirituality and to come closer to the divine
  3. Some of its benefits include:
  • breaking attachment to material things
  • speaking out against consumption and materialism
  • quintessential to spiritual well-being
  • replenishment of the soul
  • spiritual revigoration
  • escape valve from daily life

What, in your opinion, is the connection between fasting and spirituality?