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Respectful title for a senior member of the monastic community who has held full monk vows or full nun vows for at least ten years.

Tibetan: གནས་བརྟན། gnas-brtan

Sanskrit: sthavira

Pali: thera

Synonyms: Stable elder

Other languages

Deutsch: Älterer/Ältere
Español: Anciano o anciana
Русский: Старейшина

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