Carino explained that in fact, the toxicity or any adverse effects of biogenic or naturally fermented ascetic
acid is exactly the same as the synthetic or nonbiogenic kind.
The Samadhi at Karnali belongs to an Udasi ascetic
who was venerated by both Hindus and Sikhs.
Reports said even the police were taken aback by the appearance of the criminal who, like a typical ascetic
, had grown his hair and was sporting a beard and vermilion marks on his face to conceal his identity.
Of aesthetic and ascetic
, he says, "one is a noun adjective she gives us free of charge" and "the other, of course, is an adjective of the taste for the finer things of life".
Ramdev said as an ascetic
, he should stay away from awards.
In another example that shows some differences in Bunchi's and Isshi's ascetic
practices, Cogan points to Bunchi's decision to build a platform for the bodhisattva precepts, not the Vinaya precepts, which are at the center of Isshi's monastic practice (222).
(1) Building upon the insights of French philosopher Michel Foucault, who places the body at the center of the struggle between different formations of power/knowledge, this essay examines how different discursive formations, in this case British colonial and Indian nationalist, inscribed the body differently in their respective "regimes of truth." Responding to colonial criticisms, Gandhi reworked Hindu ascetic
practices to formulate an anticolonial discourse that restructured the body's economy of pleasures prioritizing self-discipline in the service of the nation.
of Hawai'i) investigates how the minimal ascetic
hut became a source for an amplified architecture in ancient India and its traditions of asceticism, especially in the practices of Buddhism.
It is also an exhortation to experience the natural world with the crystalline insights of the desert ascetic
or the intensity of the artist and, ultimately, to hear the Word in the pure silence of ecological contemplation.
For seven years he led an ascetic
life of solitude in the Carpathian mountains, living apart from his wife for much of the time.
He begins with the ascetic
ideals of various philosophical schools in antiquity and proceeds through the questions of diet, property, and sexual purity in early Judaism; he then turns to the Christian tradition.
's body was anointed with oil, herbs and flowers.
As heirs to the martyrs, ascetics
embodied and made present the foundational values of the community; "the primordial past resided in the numinous space created by the ascetic
There are autobiographical references in the book, linking it with his previous study The Sacred Desert (2004), and in some ways the book traces out further reflections on the early ascetic
movement in Christianity with a deliberate focus on the body.