Definition of Monasticism. Meaning of Monasticism. Synonyms of Monasticism

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Definition of Monasticism

Monasticism
Monasticism Mo*nas"ti*cism, n. The monastic life, system, or condition. --Milman.

Meaning of Monasticism from wikipedia

- Monasticism (from Gr**** μοναχός, monachos, from μόνος, monos, 'alone') or monkhood is a religious way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits...
- Christian monasticism is the devotional practice of individuals who live ascetic and typically cloistered lives that are dedicated to Christian worship...
- Buddhist monasticism is one of the earliest surviving forms of organized monasticism and one of the fundamental institutions of Buddhism. Monks and nuns...
- Cenobitic (or coenobitic) monasticism is a monastic tradition that stresses community life. Often in the West the community belongs to a religious order...
- Jain monasticism refers to the order of monks and nuns in the Jain community. The term nirgrantha ("bondless") was used for Jain monks in the past. The...
- Coptic Monasticism is claimed to be the original form of Monasticism as St. Anthony of Egypt became the first one to be called "monk" (Gr: μοναχός) and...
- New Monasticism is a diverse movement, not limited to a specific religious denomination or church and including varying expressions of contemplative life...
- virgin Deaconess, Protestant religious women Monk, the male monastic Monasticism Priest Miko, a ****anese priestess Catholic religious order Category:Nunsploitation...
- Eastern Christian Monasticism is the life followed by monks and nuns of the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Church of the East and Eastern...
- AD 270–271 and became known as both the father and founder of desert monasticism. By the time Anthony died in AD 356, thousands of monks and nuns had...
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