The words shayari holic sad shayari in hindi are somewhat inappropriate when you hear it spoken around Western friends. But, it is a fact that sad shayari in Hindi is a fast paced, intense and emotional day of the week. A sad shayari in Hindi is the equivalent of a ‘ticcup’ in English, and is usually spoken between friends who are preparing for some kind of festival. Sad shayari in Hindi is a phrase used to express solidarity, or to ask forgiveness from your friend.
The five (5) chakras in ayurveda are believed to hold the key to understanding the human mind and its powers, and how one can use these powers in the best possible manner. This is the reason why, when you pray for somebody, you fast for that person; the thought of the fast would help the person in overcoming his or her addiction to food, money and material possessions. The five chakras or body parts are heart, stomach, brain, lungs and skin.
It is believed that fasting for any five days is beneficial for mental and physical well being. So, if you find yourself starting to suffer from any form of depression, it is advisable to stop eating heavy meals, take three small sips of water every day and fast for at least a week. This is a time to let go and to cleanse your system, both physically as well as mentally. During these fasts you will be able to get rid of accumulated toxins in your body, which in turn makes your digestion process smooth and regular. You will also be able to shed unnecessary weight.
The time period for these fasts varies according to the importance of the person for whom the fast is taken. For instance, if you have been ill or your health condition has aggravated during the last few days, then you should fast for twenty four hours. If you are about to start any new work or study program and facing various problems, then you should take eight hours of ‘Iduk’ (a special cleansing tea) during these days.
After completing these fasts, you can slowly resume your normal eating habits. But, remember to have light snacks and stick to boiled and steamed foods. Don’t eat oily and salty food. After finishing your fast you should follow a regimen of regular exercise for about half an hour daily. Light walking around the premises and going for a swim once in a while can help you clear your system.
When you return to your normal eating patterns, do not immediately try to go on with your previous habits. It takes some time for the toxins to be completely flushed out of your body. Take at least a fortnight or two to fully recover. On the first two or three days of your fast you may feel weak, dizzy, depressed and run-down.
Once you complete your fast, you will feel light and confident. You will also notice that your complexion has become very clear. You will experience weight loss within a week after starting your fast. Some people who have fasted for a month or more have reported gaining a pound or two during this time.
Once you finish your fast you should ensure that you follow a balanced diet for the next seven to ten days. Your body will have accumulated more toxins during your fast and you need to get them out of your system as quickly as possible. It is important to remember not to over-wash your face. Wash your face just once a day and use a mild soaps and facial scrubs.