Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Sunday, March 09, 2003

Forgiveness Sunday as the last day of Maslenitsa feast on the eve of great lent - Pravda.

"Fasting means abstinence from both certain food and all harmful habits and amusements. This is the time of thoughts and assiduous prayers. The aim of any fasting is to exercise abstinence, cleanse the soul from passions and sinful thoughts, and submit the body and the soul to the spirit."


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