("fasting," also spelled siyam). Religious fasting, especially during the month of Ramadan, which is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
Fasting. Plural: Siyam.
(also siyam): Total abstinence of food and liquid, or fast, from dawn to sunset for one whole lunar month. Those who are married must also abstain from sexual relations during that time. Takes place during the 9th month of the lunar calendar called Ramadan. Sawm is one of the five pillars of Islam. more
The obligatory fast during Ramadan, one of the pillars of Islam. See Fasting for more details.
The Arabic word for 'fasting' practiced during the month of Ramadan.
Fasting from just before dawn until sunset. Abstinence is required from all food and drink (including water) as well as smoking and conjugal relations.
Fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic lunar year.
the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan
is the act of fasting
Fasting. Sawm is obligatory for Muslims during the month of Ramadan and a recommended optional practice during the rest of the year. Fasting trains Muslims in obedience to God, patience in times of hardship and compassion for the poor. As a form of worship, sawm is an intensely spiritual experience that enables conscientious Muslims to deepen their relationship with God.
the discipline of ritual fasting, usually during Ramadan. Between sunrise and sunset, the faithful cannot consume any food or liquid and cannot engage in sexual relations. This helps to concentrate the mind on the message of Allah, and to remind all Muslims that they are equal in His sight. This is the fourth pillar of Islam.
so-um]: Sawm refers to the daily fast Muslims undertake during the month of Ramadan, and is one of the "five pillars" of Islam. For Muslims, fasting means total abstinence from all food, drink, and marital sexual relations from dawn to sunset. Muslims fast for many reasons, including to build a sense of will-power against temptation, to feel compassion for less fortunate persons, and to reevaluate their lives in spiritual terms.
the Arabic term for fasting, from sunrise to sunset, during the ninth month of Ramadan; in Islam, one of the Five Pillars of Faith.
Ṣawm (Arabic: ØµÙˆÙ…) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. Contrary to popular (non-Islamic) belief, its observance by Muslims is not confined to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. It is one of the Five Pillars of Islam in Sunni Islam.