India’s diversity applies as much to food as it does to its cultures and beliefs. Fasting is one such ritual that comes with its customised dos and don’ts. For most people, fasting means just one thing: abstaining from food. But this self-denial, usually, is done to extremes. If you are a food enthusiast, fasting can mean feasting later. If it is not, it could be harmful if done wrong. So what is the right way to fast? What does fasting mean and why do we do it? Get tips on how to fast and how not to, from Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Includes Recipes by Kaushani Desai.