Pitru Paksha Diet


Pitru Paksha Diet details

Those who read my blog posts on Mahalaya would know that I had indicated that there are some dietary restrictions to be followed.

About a year earlier I posted that the Bhagavad Gita speaks about Food habits in detail and quoted texts with explanations.

I have tried these Dietary recommendations for the letter since last Mahalaya Paksha.

While I cannot comment on the spiritual benefits that could have accrued, I can definitely assert that there was an astonishing improvement in my mental state and disposition.

In fact my wife, daughter and son were surprised that I was cool even under pressure, anger had ceased to exist and I was listening to others patiently without interrupting them, a quality which I am not accustomed to.

I could feel I remained undisturbed and was in fact was watching things happening around me,even if it involved me, as though I was a spectator.

There was no hurry in doing things, no anxiety.

There was no heaviness while waking up in the morning.

This I could attribute only to the Diet, for there was no significant change in my Lifestyle other than this.

Why don’t you try”

Diet details.

Avoid.

All Root vegetables, like Potatoes.
Onions,
Garlic,
Masalas.
Vegetables like Carrot,Beans,Drumstick,Tomatoes,Cabbage,Brinjal,beetroot,Radish.
Include,

Raw Plantains,
Lady’s Finger,
Poosanikkai/Bootha kumablakkai
Indian Beans(kothavarankai)
Avaraikkai,
Bitter Guords,
Snake Gourds.
Dal,
Ghee,
Freshly cooked Rice.
Take food once in the afternoon around 1pm.

At nights take only light tiffin made of broken rice’ like, Idlis,Dosas,Adai,Rice Upma, Fruits and Milk.

Watch the change in you.

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