[n] - asceticism practiced in a monastery
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Devotion to religious life under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, known to Judaism (for example Essenes), Buddhism, and other religions, before Christianity. In Islam, the S...
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This refers to a way of life in which individuals voluntarily join together in communities called monasteries, isolated from the outside world, where they spend their days in prayer, manual labour and self-denial.
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Mo·nas'ti·cism noun The monastic life, system, or condition. Milman.
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noun asceticism as a form of religious life; usually conducted in a community under a common rule and characterized by celibacy and poverty and obedience
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• (n.) The monastic life, system, or condition.
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an institutionalized religious practice or movement whose members attempt to live by a rule that requires works that go beyond those of either the ... [67 related articles]
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Monasticism (from Greek μοναχός, monachos, derived from Greek monos, alone) is a religious way of life characterized by the practice of renouncing worldly pursuits to fully devote one`s self to spiritual work. The origin of the word is from Ancient Greek, and the idea originally related to B...
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monasticism (munăs'tisizum, mō–) , form of religious life, usually conducted in a community under a common rule. Monastic life is bound by ascetical practices expressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, and obedience, called the evangelical counsels. Monasticism is tr...
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Devotion to religious life under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, known to Judaism (for example Essenes), Buddhism, and other religions, before Christianity. In Islam, the Sufis formed monastic orders from the 12th century. The first Christian hermits lived alone in the desert, and the firs...
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1) Asceticism 2) Asceticism practiced in a monastery 3) Austerity 4) Nonindulgence 5) Way of life in convents and monasteries
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