Dry fasting

When you tell most people you’re thinking of doing a dry fast – that is, a fast in which you eat or drink nothing at all – they think you’re crazy.  That either you’re a crazy religious fanatic.  Or that you’re just crazy-crazy, with a tendency towards suicide.  Here in the modern world, we’re conditioned…

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Dry fasting retreats

The supportive environment of a retreat, away from everyday life, can greatly help the experience of a dry fast – and especially so during your first few fasts. Time and again I see that a retreat setting allows people to enter a calmer, deeper emotional state, which then catalyses a smoother, more comfortable physical experience.…

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36 hour dry fast

Originally written several years ago, this article describes my first experiences with 36-hour dry fasts. Over the weekend I did another 36-hour dry fast: my second in just over a month.  In this article I’ll lay out my experiences and impressions of both.  For general information about dry fasting, please click here. I first discovered…

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