- Jun 25, 2013
There's ritual fasting in Buddhist and Hindu traditions too. Shure, all the religions are the same so...."Eid marks the end of a month of fasting from dawn to sunset, as well as spiritual reflection and prayer. ."
Lent (Latin: Quadragesima, 'Fortieth') is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer for Easter through prayer, doing penance, mortifying the flesh, repentance of sins, almsgiving, and self-denial.