Definition of Monastic. Meaning of Monastic. Synonyms of Monastic

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Definition of Monastic

Monastic
Monastic Mo*nas"tic, n. A monk.
Monastic
Monastic Mo*nas"tic, Monastical Mo*nas"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? monk: cf. F. monastique. See Monastery.] 1. Of or pertaining to monasteries, or to their occupants, rules, etc., as, monastic institutions or rules. 2. Secluded from temporal concerns and devoted to religion; recluse. ``A life monastic.' --Denham.

Meaning of Monastic from wikipedia

- renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully to spiritual work. Monastic life plays an important role in many Christian churches, especially in...
- complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monks or nuns, whether living in communities or alone (hermits). A monastery...
- respective Christian denominations that have forms of monastic living. Those living the monastic life are known by the generic terms monks (men) and nuns...
- remote locations. The word cell comes from the Old French celle meaning a monastic cell, itself from the Latin meaning "room", "store room" or "chamber"....
- The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos (Gr****: Αυτόνομη Μοναστική Πολιτεία Αγίου Όρους, romanized: Aftónomi Monastikí Politeía Agíou Órous, lit. 'Autonomous...
- Irish new monastic communities, such as that formed by Bernadette Flanagan, spiritual communities such as the "Community of the New Monastic Way" founded...
- Monastic silence is a spiritual practice recommended in a variety of religious traditions for purposes including facilitation of approaching deity, and...
- The Buddhist monastic education system facilitates basic educational needs of the Asian Buddhist countries before the contemporary era. Learning traditions...
- Monastic schools (Latin: Scholae monasticae) were, along with cathedral schools, the most important institutions of higher learning in the Latin West from...
- Monastic state may refer to: Monastic State of Mount Athos Monastic State of the Teutonic Order Monastic State of the Livonian Order Monastic State of...
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