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Before embracing monkhood, however, he had eaten eggs and fish.

Some were on priests and monks—sharp biting satires on their evil side, and by no means showing abject faith in monkhood.

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 more you study the monkhood, the more you see that this community is the outcome of the very heart of the people.

There is only one opinion amongst all those who have tried to study the Buddhist monkhood—that their conduct is admirable.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monkhood, such as: confinement, desolation, remoteness, segregation, solitude, and aloneness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.