Iskeem (Leather Belt)

A leather belt that a monk fastens round his waist when he lives in solitude. A monk wears such a belt following the recite of special prayers.
A monk that wears the "Iskeem" is ought to present exceeding prayers, fastings, and kneelings than an ordinary monk.

Dictionary of church terms. — St. GEORGE'S COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH SPORTING - ALEXANDRIA EGYPT. .

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