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Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

A common expression of religious commitment, undertaken as part of an ascetic regime, in fulfilment of particular vow (vrata), or simply in conformity to a specified calendrical fast day....

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upavāsa

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

A common expression of religious commitment, undertaken as part of an ascetic regime, in fulfilment of particular vow (vrata), or simply in conformity to a specified calendrical fast day....

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upavāsa

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 100 words.

A common expression of religious commitment, undertaken as part of an ascetic regime, in fulfilment of particular vow (vrata

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upavāsa (T.)

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 92 words.

In Sanskrit and Pāli, “fasting” or “abstinence,” a term used to refer to the abstention practiced by lay disciples during

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