Navkar Mahamantra: Prohibition of eating after Sun-set... (Ratri Bhojan Nishedha Vrata)

Published: 30.11.2013

Page 49

Text:

Avoiding meals at night is not a major vow of non violence in Jainism but since it is related to non violence, there is a great importance of eating before sun-set. This protects us from the violence of unknowingly consuming small insects and from diseases caused thus. The practice of eating before sunset is healthy, for it provides enough time for digestion. According to Mahabharat, regularly eating before sun set for a month endows the benefit of fifteen fasts. There are countless Shravaks who follow this vrata. All Saints and Nuns strictly follow it.

Sources
Title: Navkar Mahamantra Designer & Publisher: Prakash Sancheti / Navkar Textile, Jodhpur, India Edition: 2012 HN4U Online Edition: 2013


Share this page on:
Page glossary
Some texts contain  footnotes  and  glossary  entries. To distinguish between them, the links have different colors.
  1. Jainism
  2. Mahabharat
  3. Non violence
  4. Shravaks
  5. Violence
  6. Vrata
Page statistics
This page has been viewed 677 times.
© 1997-2021 HereNow4U, Version 4.5
Home
About
Contact us
Disclaimer
Social Networking

HN4U Deutsche Version
Today's Counter: