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In the News (Fri 24 Nov 17)

  
  Sawm
Sawm is decreed for all Muslims above 13 (girls) and 14 (boys), and in good health.
Sawm was established in 624 CE (2 H), from which year the above passage is taken.
Sawm is one of the pillars of Islam, and practiced by a majority of the people even in the most secular Muslim countries.
lexicorient.com /e.o/sawm.htm   (571 words)

  
 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Sawm or Siyam is to mean total abstinence of food and liquid fro dawn to sunset for one whole lunar month.
Sawm (Fasting) takes place during the ninth month of the lunar calendar called Ramadhan.
Sawm is one of the five pillars of Islam.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/reference/glossary/term.SAWM.html   (157 words)

  
  Sawm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Sawm is decreed for all Muslims above 13 (girls) and 14 (boys), and in good health.
Sawm was established in 624 CE (2 H), from which year the above passage is taken.
Sawm is one of the pillars of Islam, and practiced by a majority of the people even in the most secular Muslim countries.
i-cias.com /e.o/sawm.htm   (571 words)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Sawm
Ṣawm (Arabic: صوم) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence.
It can be done for different reasons and at different times, but it is primarily done by Muslims during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Faithful observance of the Sawm is believed to atone for personal faults and misdeeds and to help earn a place in paradise.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Sawm   (1045 words)

  
 Sawm Summary
Ṣawm (Arabic: صوم‎ ​), (Turkish: Oruç) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence.
The word sawm is derived from Syriac sawmo.
Muslims are prohibited from eating, drinking, smoking, and engaging in sexual intercourse between a husband and his wife from dawn (fajr) to sunset (maghrib).
www.bookrags.com /Sawm   (2550 words)

  
 Sawm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word sawm is derived from Syriac sawmo.
In the terminology of Islamic law, Sawm means 'to abstain from eating, drinking and sexual intercourse
Most importantly the fast is also seen as a great sign of obedience by the believer to God.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sawm   (1051 words)

  
 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki
Ṣawm (Arabic: صوم) is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence.
For many Muslims, Arabic is not a first language, therefore, such Muslims may use other words to represent Sawm depending on their location and language.
As briefly mentioned earlier, fasting can also be observed voluntarily (as part of the Greater Jihad): Sawm is intended to teach believers patience and self-control in their personal conduct, to help control passions and temper, to provide time for meditation and to strengthen one's faith.
www.financechoices.co.uk /personal-finance-wiki.php?title=Sawm   (1201 words)

  
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 Islamic fasting - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Its arabic name is Sawm, a islamic Term.
It can be different reasons, but it is mainly done as a acording to the Basic Muslim Beliefs during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Faithful observance of the Sawm is believed to atone for personal faults and misdeeds, at least in part, and to help earn a place in paradise.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Sawm   (647 words)

  
 Ramadan, Fasting and Eid al-Fitr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
During sawm, sexual relations are also restricted between sunrise and sunset.
Sawm is primarily an act of worship, but fasting during Ramadan does serve other purposes.
Sawm is a way to cleanse the body as well as the soul.
www.fridgedoor.info /fall-celebrations/ramadan.php   (758 words)

  
 Virtual Museum Discussion Board
~Sawm= during the time of Ramadan, you have to fast from sunrise to sunset.
Sawm-A Muslim must fast during the time of Ramadan they must not eat or drink.
Sawm- The Muslims can't eat for one day(from Dawn to Dusk) which is called "Ramadan"; annually.
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 Sawm and the Fasting of Ramadan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Sawm or Fasting, during the holy month of Ramadan is the fourth pillar of Islam.
Sawm during Ramadan or any time is recognized as physically demanding but spiritually rewarding.
Customarily, it is a time for family reunion and the favored holiday for children who receive new clothing and gifts from family members and friends.
www.tamilmuslim.co.uk /islam/sawm.htm   (599 words)

  
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 Kitaabus sawm (6)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
If a Musaafir dies along the journey or the sick person dies without having regained sufficient health to fast, the Sawm is waived.
When a pregnant woman has a genuine fear for either her own life or the life of the child she is bearing, it will be permissible for her to refrain from Sawm.
The saum of a person who becomes unconscious after having commenced the fast remains valid as long as medicine was not administered to him via his/her mouth.
www.jamiat.org.za /sawm06.html   (656 words)

  
 Tajweedul Qur’an - Masjid Takya Wali
Sawm, the fourth pillar of Islam, is another act of Ibadah.
Sawm develops self-control and helps us to overcome selfishness, greed, laziness and other faults.
The man who is able to rule his desires, to make them work as he likes, in whom will power is so developed that he can command himself, is the man who has attained to true moral greatness.
www.tajweedulquran.com /Sawm.asp   (1578 words)

  
 What is Islam
Sawm is a form of worship which has to be observed annually, in the month of Ramadan.
The outward form of sawm is abstinence from eating and drinking from morning till sunset.
The inner state of sawm is renunciation of all things that God has forbidden, directly or indirectly.
www.alrisala.org /Articles/islam/whatislam.htm   (772 words)

  
 Shawano Leader
SAWM's most noticeable tools are the large, light blue cutters that slice and haul out weeds from those waterways.
Last year they hauled 160 loads, but the weed problem was not as bad because of the cooler summer.
This year is bad again, SAWM treasurer Phil Zuhse said.
www.shawanoleader.com /articles/2005/06/12/news/news1.txt   (281 words)

  
 Focus on Islam: What Sawm Fasting is all about: Sierra Leone News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Sawm Fasting, the fourth pillar of Islam, is another act of Ibadah (faith).
Sawm develops self control and help us to overcome selfishness, greed, laziness and other faults.
That is why the Quran says "O you who believe, fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you that you are expected to be truly obedient" (2:183).
news.sl /drwebsite/publish/article_2005766.shtml   (914 words)

  
 IslamiCity.com - Islamic legal rules of fasting
Chapter Maryam of the Quran says that Mary the mother of Jesus said "I have vowed a "sawm" (fast) for the sake of the Merciful, so today I shall not speak to anyone." [Quran 19:26].
According to Shariyah, the word sawm means to abstain from all those things that are forbidden during fasting from the break of dawn to the sunset, and to do this with the intention of fasting.
In chapter 2 verse 183 the Quran says, "O you who believe, fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those who were before you, in order that you may learn taqwa (piety)".
www.islamicity.com /articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0311-2136   (1674 words)

  
 Religion
In Surah 19 Allah tells us about Mary the mother of Jesus that she said, "I have vowed a fast (sawm) for the sake of the Merciful, so today I shall not speak to anyone" (Maryam 19:26).
According to Shari'ah, the word sawm means, "to abstain from all those things that are forbidden during fasting from the break of dawn (al-fajr) to the sunset (al-ghurub), and to do this with the intention (al-niyyah) of fasting".
O you who believe, fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those who were before you, in order that you may learn taqwa.
www.pakistanlink.com /religion/97/re01-10-97.html   (1381 words)

  
 DE VIJF HOEKSTENEN VAN DE ISLAAM: GELOOFSBELIJDENIS, SALAT, SAWM. ZAKAT EN HAJ
De salaat is een geestelijke `ibaadah (aanbidding), de zakaat een materiele `ibaadah, de sawm een lichaamelije `ibaadah en de hadj is zowel een geestelijke als materiele en lichaamelijke `ibaadah aan Allaahu Ta`ala.
Kinderen moeten tot hun zevende jaar alle hoekstenen leren en daarna doen ze mee met de salaat, sawm en ze kunnen met hun ouders naar hadj gaan.
Op het moment dat ze volwassen zijn dan zijn ze zelf verantwoordelijk voor wat ze doen, voor die tijd zijn de ouders zelf verantwoordelijk voor datgeen wat hun kinderen doen.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/2204/devijf.html   (1797 words)

  
 Islam Sunnah
Sawm (Siyam) teaches believers of Allah and the Qur'an patience and self-control.
They abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, and sexual relations from the first light of dawn when a white line can be seen on the horizon (Fajr) until sundown when the disc of the sun sinks below the local horizon (Maghrib) for the twenty-nine or thirty days of Ramadan.
Muslims believe that the faithful practice of Sawm (Siyam) assists them in their efforts to control their feelings and overall disposition, to atone for any transgressions or offenses they may have committed; as well as, to provide time for contemplative meditation, and to strengthen their Islamic beliefs.
www.spiritsongs.org /Islam_Muslim_Islamic_Sunnah.htm   (4062 words)

  
 Fasting
sawm in obedience to the command of Allah.
This means that when you observe sawm, your ears.
it is wajib to observe sawm during the month of
www.hadith.net /english/special/youth/practice/435fasti.htm   (343 words)

  
 Muslim Purification by Zakat and Swam
Some Muslims determine the beginning of the month by astronomical calculations; but some Muslims insist the month only begins when there is a physical sighting of the moon even though the Qur'an does not require one.
Sawm (Siyam) teaches believers of Allah and the Qur'an patience and self-control.
Muslims believe that the faithful practice of Sawm (Siyam) assists them in their efforts to control their feelings and overall disposition, to atone for any transgressions or offenses they may have committed; as well as, to provide time for contemplative meditation, and to strengthen their Islamic beliefs.
www.blessingscornucopia.com /Islam_Muslim_Islamic_Sunnah_Muslim_Purification_by_Zakat_and_Swam.htm   (615 words)

  
 Ramadan,Fasting during Ramadan,Ramadan Fasting,Fasting,Fast,Rules of Fasting
Muslims practice sawm, or fasting, for the entire month of Ramadan.
This means that they may eat or drink nothing, including water, while the sun shines.
As with other Islamic duties, all able Muslims take part in sawm from about age twelve.
www.funmunch.com /events/ramadan/ramadan_fast.shtml   (465 words)

  
 Randan ta' Dari f'Ghawdex (aboutmalta.com)
Illum il-gurnata ftit jafu b’dawn it-tokki li jhabbru jum is-sawm.
Sawm tfisser li wiehed jiekol verament bil-qies u hafif.
Fl-antik kien hawn ukoll id-drawwa li jiznu l-hobz biex zgur ma jiksrux is-sawm ghax jieklu xi ftit zejjed.
www.aboutmalta.com /gozo/fridattard.html   (1221 words)

  
 Sawm: Fasting During Ramadan - ReligionFacts
Sawm (also siyam), fasting, commemorates the revelation of the Qur'an to humanity during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic year.
During Ramadan, all adult Muslims are required to abstain from food, drink and sexual intercourse during daylight hours.
"Sawm." John Bowker, ed., Oxford Concise Dictionary of World Religions (Oxford UP, 2000), p.
www.religionfacts.com /islam/practices/sawm-fasting.htm   (266 words)

  
 Shawano Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In an effort to further educate the public on the current status and management of Shawano Lake, including its runoff, tributaries and groundwater, researchers from the UW-Stevens Point Center for Watershed Science and Education gave a presentation on their findings at the SAWM annual meeting Saturday.
Nancy Turyk, a water resource scientist, and Darrin Hoverson, a graduate student, gave a detailed presentation that outlined their current research of Shawano Lake.
Shawano County law enforcement was recently honored as having the highest number of arrests of both indoor and outdoor marijuana growers in 2005.
www.shawanoleader.com /articles/2006/06/01/news/news1.txt   (309 words)

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