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In recent years, many Buddhist nuns have taken on leadership roles that require either ordination status or academic degrees, all of which was quite unheard of in Buddhist monastic traditions in the past.
BUDDHIST NUNS AND FEMALE SCHOLARS ARE GAINING NEW LEADERSHIP ROLES, IN A TRADITION THAT BEGAN WITH THE ORDINATION OF BUDDHA’S FOSTER MOTHERLGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 9, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The concept advocates an almost monastic outlook, including not getting married, not having children, not having a job, not owning property, and consuming as little as possible.
A NICHE CHINESE GEN Z MEME IS RINGING ALARM BELLS FOR BEIJINGJANE LIJUNE 18, 2021QUARTZ
These saints had been assigned female at birth but lived out their lives as men in male monastic communities.
ANTI-BLACKNESS AND TRANSPHOBIA ARE OLDER THAN WE THOUGHTROLAND BETANCOURTJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’m so shocked that we continue to interview talent in that one to one monastic way.
THE BUSINESS IMPERATIVE BEHIND INCLUSION AND DIVERSITYKIM DAVISAPRIL 12, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
By the way, if you went into monastic silence, then you’d probably be the exact same way, just by glaring.
CAROLYN HAX: HER HEART ISN’T HURTFUL, BUT HER VOICE CAN SOUND LIKE IT ISCAROLYN HAXAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In short, Marcella had been too long under her tuition, to become a willing devotee to the monastic rites of the Romish Church.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Ample tolerance of all religions and sects, but abolition and expulsion of all monastic Orders.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
A bill brought into the English parliament vesting in the crown all the property of the monastic institutions.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Imagine, nowadays, I am often drawn towards the monastic life, or something similar.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The girl leaned over and remade my monastic white cot, giving the pillow a final pat to smooth it.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
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WORDS RELATED TO MONASTIC

  • antisocial
  • ascetic
  • cloistered
  • eremetic
  • hermetic
  • isolated
  • misanthropic
  • monastic
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • secluded
  • secluse
  • seclusive
  • sequestered
  • solitary
  • standoffish
  • withdrawn
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