Today’s Fast page by AstroSage will inform the readers about the fast being observed on a particular day along with its importance. Let’s find out which fast is being observed today as per the Hindu Panchang and what is its significance.
India is a nation of diversity. This is because India is among the very few countries where people belonging to different casts, cultures, beliefs, and religions live together in harmony. So, it is natural for a nation with such wide diversity in religion and culture to have a long list of fasts and festivals.
If we talk about Hinduism specifically, then fasting holds a special significance in this religion. In Hinduism, different fasts and festivals are observed on different dates of the month. These events are dedicated to various gods. Some of these fasts are observed every month, like the Ekadashi, Purnima, Pradosh, Masik Shivratri, Amavasya व्रत, Sankashti Chaturthi fast, etc. These fasts bestow the natives with immense blessings of the gods and goddesses and make us successful and worthy. So, it becomes important to know about today's fast, but we mostly forget about it due to our busy schedules. But don’t worry; AstroSage has got you covered. We will provide you with the information regarding every day’s fast through this special page.
Today’s Fast & Hindu Panchang
For accurate information about the fasts and festivals, the dates and muhurat are calculated according to the Hindu Panchang Various fasts, festivals, events, and activities in Sanatan Dharma are commenced based on 5 parts of the Panchang- Day, Date, Constellation, Yoga, and Karan. So, to avoid any mistakes while observing a fast on any day, you must refer to this page by AstroSage, where we bring to you information about fasts and festivals each day.
Some Important Rules Related To Today's Fast
A fast is observed for the fulfilment of wishes, but one must follow some rules while observing them. In Sanatan Dharma, one must do donations and charity work while fasting. The next day of fast or according to the rules, you must make donations to a needy person or Brahmin as per your capability. It is believed that by doing so, a person can multiply the auspicious results of the fast manyfold. Besides this, there are different rules for different fasts as well. The natives are advised to move ahead only after getting complete information about the rules and importance of fasting on a given day.
Importance of Today’s Fast
Different fasts observed on different dates of the month are associated with different gods and goddesses. Like, the Ekadashi fast is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed for the success and fulfilment of all wishes. Purnima fast is considered very fruitful for charity, virtue, chanting, and penance. Pradosh Vrat is considered a very auspicious fast dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that observing this fast increases courage, patience, and might in a person. Besides this, the Masik Shivratri fast is dedicated to the God of gods, Lord Shiva. Maha Shivratri is celebrated once a year, but Masik Shivratri is a significant event celebrated every month. Amavasya fast is considered good for remembering the ancestors and for the peace of their souls. Apart from this, if a person has Pitra Dosh in his horoscope, they are also advised to observe Amavasya fast. In addition to this, the Sankashti Chaturthi fast is considered to be a very fruitful fast dedicated to the first revered Lord Ganesha in Hinduism. By observing this fast, there is an increase in intelligence, strength, and discretion.
We hope that our efforts to provide you with complete information about today's fast prove helpful. We will also bring much more important information to you in the future.