fasting

  1. A

    Fasting and trying to get pregnant

    Hi all, We are trying to get pregnant and I am fasting. Can the fasting effect the process negatively? My worry is mainly in the 2 weeks after possible conception that I cannot test yet. What if I am pregnant already and I don't know yet, can fasting harm? I don't want to effect any possible...
  2. D

    Fasting at Altitude

    Is it permissible to drink a small amount of water during the time of the fast if a person lives at altitude?
  3. jupitermadcat

    Fasting

    Hello all, I have a question regarding fasting. I'm a diabetic and i don't think fasting is a good idea for me. what are the requirements regarding this? Thanks and blessings.
  4. J

    Im very ill, should i still fast?

    So the Bahai fast is coming up, and its my first one. I have been preparing and researching and am looking forward to start. However i have just come down with the flu. Should i still fast or should I make my health a priority?
  5. D

    Fasting during menstruation

    Hello friends, how is fasting going for you? I've been wondering about fasting during menstruation, and there is really not much about it out there, but hey, we got to know! I've always heard that you don't have to fast during menstruation, for health reasons, that is. But I've never read about...
  6. N

    Fasting thoughts 2014 /170 BE

    Thought maybe people could share there thoughts during this special time. It's all new to me! Well into the third day now of the first fast I have been part of. I may start recording my thoughts here, and maybe others can too. I don't have a blog or anything like that, and I never could figure...
  7. M

    Preparing for the fast.. and that one link for tips for fasting..

    How do you guys prepare for the fast. I basically just soldier it out honestly and it gets easier as the fast goes on. I remember someone posted a link with tips for the fast.. About getting enough water in the morning, fruits, and not to over indulge when fast breaks.. Thoughts...
  8. Khodrat

    I'm traveling during the Fasting period. . .

    Hello all! I'm traveling to my parent's home but it's more of a vacation than any other type of travel really. Even though I'm technically exempted from traveling at this time, may I still fast during my time of travel? And in the meantime, share your views on why the Master made an exception...
  9. arthra

    Tips for Fasting...

    Since the Fast is only a few days away...strating dawn Friday I thought I'd gather some ideas that might help us.... For those not exempt from physical fasting here are some eating suggestions, submitted by Bahá'ís around the world, you may want to consider. "I'm a little concerned by the...
  10. J

    fasting

    Hello all. I am a new Baha'i as of last year. As we approaching the fast, I have a question. I am underweight and just started gaining. My metabolism is overtime and I have worked hard to put on some pounds. I've read a lot about not eating a lot before and after sun, and how it is important to...
  11. S

    The fast.

    I had a very hectic weekend so far. I stayed up until 5 this morning before getting up at 1 pm to have a long day. Sunset was at 6:50 pm, but I was out on a group date before a school function and I ate at 6:20. Is this acceptable because I did break the rules of sunrise to sunset, but I had not...
  12. arthra

    Fasting...

    Some of us on this Forum.. will be fasting tomorrow March 2nd from dawn till dusk .. that means abstaining from solid and liquid food during the day. For someone just starting to fast this can appear to be awesome and difficult... so this thread should be dedicated for friends that have these...
  13. S

    Breakfast Ideas for the Fast

    Hi All, It's lunchtime here in the UK and I've been hungry for about two hours. So I got to thinking about food and if anyone has got any good ideas for the perfect Fast breakfast - that will nourish, hydrate and keep the hunger pangs away? There are the obvious ones, like drinking lots of...
  14. Pollwr

    Just t'inkin'

    Well, I didn't have much to say for a while but now I do. Sometimes my mind is only full of questions about what is going on in my mind! Don't you hate it when you cannot find the quotation that you really want. I recalled part of a great quotation on meditation, which is what I am thinking...