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How long can a person fast?

  1. Eugene Hardy profile image59
    Eugene Hardyposted 5 years ago

    How long can a person fast?

  2. iamageniuster profile image76
    iamageniusterposted 5 years ago

    Depends on the person. Usually 1 week is max, but I've heard of 1 month for someone such as Buddha and Jesus.

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    mcals71posted 5 years ago

    Jesus and St. Francis of Assisi fasted for 40 days, although to be precise St. Francis actually fasted for 39 days out of humility and respect for Christ. Gandhi's longest fasting lasted 21 days. I don't know of anybody who fasted longer than 40 days and lived.

  4. wiserworld profile image91
    wiserworldposted 5 years ago

    You can go pretty long as long as you have water. Gandhi did it for 3 weeks.