An Introduction To Terapanth: [20] Record-breaking Austerities

Published: 19.11.2008

Characteristics attainments in the field of the Terapantha’s austerity in the order. Fasting is a very common austerity in the order is performing fasts on alternate days for the whole life. Fasting for five days and so on even up to a month are also practiced by several tapasvi ascetics. There is a record of undertaking a fast of 108 days at a strech. Some monks and nuns practice fasting by only taking “Achha”. Such type of austerities has been performed for four, six, nine and even up to twelve months at a strech.


JVB Ladnun © 2007 Editor: Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar

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