Translation: from spanish

day of abstinence

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  • Abstinence — is a voluntary restraint from indulging a desire or appetite for certain bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure. Most frequently, the term refers to abstention from sexual intercourse, alcohol or food. The practice can… …   Wikipedia

  • Abstinence in Judaism — Abstinence is the refraining from enjoyments which are lawful in themselves. Abstinence in general can be considered a virtue only when it serves the purpose of consecrating a life to a higher purpose. The saints, or adherents of religious and… …   Wikipedia

  • DAY OF ATONEMENT — (Heb. יוֹם הכִּפּוּרִים, Yom ha Kippurim), one of the appointed seasons of the Lord, holy convocations, a day of fasting and atonement, occurring on the Tenth of Tishri. It is the climax of the ten days of penitence and the most important day in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • abstinence — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Encratism, Franciscanism, Friday, Lenten fare, Platonic love, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Sabbatarianism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Fasting and abstinence in the Roman Catholic Church — For Roman Catholics, fasting is the reduction of one s intake of food to one full meal a day. This may or may not be accompanied by abstinence from meat when eating. The Roman Catholic Church teaches that all people are obliged by God to perform… …   Wikipedia

  • Fasting and abstinence of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria — Part of the series on Copts Culture …   Wikipedia

  • Fast day — Fast Fast, n. [OE. faste, fast; cf. AS. f[ae]sten, OHG. fasta, G. faste. See {Fast}, v. i.] 1. Abstinence from food; omission to take nourishment. [1913 Webster] Surfeit is the father of much fast. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Voluntary abstinence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Making sense of abstinence — is a collection of 16 lessons for teaching about sexual abstinence in the context of comprehensive sexuality education.[1] According to the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention, and Parenting, it is a curriculum that takes… …   Wikipedia

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