when bhikkhu is said in the discourses it should be taken as referring to both male and female renunciants
, and .
In this way, the anger of a nun who is in a compromised position might enmesh monks in a web of accusations that would call into question their own credibility as celibate renunciants
They don't need to take a similar decision if their sadhus are disciplined renunciants
and follow religious and social ethics," he said.
On this path newly ordained samaneri and bhikkhuni take up significant tasks and responsibilities: as individuals they have to be renunciants
worthy of people's respect, and as a group they have to develop a consolidated female order which can engender sufficient faith to earn both support and new ordained members.
270 (2004) (noting almost all renunciants
later requested to cancel their applications to renounce their citizenship and citing Acheson v.
The Ramananda order of renunciants
traces its origin to Swami Ramananda, who lived in the North India during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
The traditional ashram is primarily dedicated to the participation of renunciants
or sadhus, although lay disciples may be taught there or employed as staff.
18) Most of these renunciants
soon thought better of their decision and sought to restore their citizenship through the federal courts.
must also prove that they do not intend to live in the United States afterward.
Chapter 3 explores the shifting meanings of agotaktikos, literally one who is "set apart," a label for many types of renunciants
in Greek and Coptic documents.
He did share with these other renunciants
, however, a somber view of the world and its pleasures, a view that was alert to the ubiquity of suffering and dedicated to putting an end to suffering.
The central character of two novels by Goethe, Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre ( Wilhelm Meister 's Apprenticeship, 1795 - 96) and Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre, oder Die Entsagenden ( Wilhelm Meister's Travels, or the Renunciants
Lastly, female renunciants
have habitually been refused the same material support to which their male counterparts are privy.
There are also examples of female victims of abuse, who, by becoming religious renunciants
, manage to recover moral status.
of individual renunciants
rather than by asserting its own interests