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Before embracing monkhood, however, he had eaten eggs and fish.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
Some were on priests and monks—sharp biting satires on their evil side, and by no means showing abject faith in monkhood.
THE OXFORD REFORMERSFREDERIC SEEBOHM
No hysteric visions, no madman's dreams, no clever conjurer's tricks, have ever shed a tawdry glory on the monkhood of the Buddha.
THE SOUL OF A PEOPLEH. FIELDING
The more you study the monkhood, the more you see that this community is the outcome of the very heart of the people.
THE SOUL OF A PEOPLEH. FIELDING
There is only one opinion amongst all those who have tried to study the Buddhist monkhood—that their conduct is admirable.
THE SOUL OF A PEOPLEH. FIELDING
Buddhist monkhood was purely voluntary, so that all were free to come and go.
BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS
And what is to be said of the present condition of the Buddhist monkhood?
BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS
Universal monkhood, in short, might have been a consummation to be aimed at in some Utopia; but was practically unattainable.
BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS
It bids a man, if he strives after perfection, abandon the world and lead a life of monkhood.
BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS
I found, too, that a lofty idea prevails in Ceylon in regard to the status of the monkhood.
BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION