Why is it forbidden to eat onions and garlic during the festival/fasting?

Why is it forbidden to eat onions and garlic during the festival/fasting?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, discusses the reason for not eating onions and garlic during festival/fasting in this video. During spiritual fasting, it is important to be in touch with inner conscience and be happy and experience peace. There is a shift from sympathetic to parasympathetic mode. He will explain the mythological importance behind it as onions and garlic are under-rooted which has to be avoided.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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