Homeless renunciate

A general term for a novice or fully ordained monk or nun – someone who has, literally, "gone forth" from his or her householder life and joined a monastery or nunnery.

Tibetan: རབ་ཏུ་འབྱུང་བ། rab-tu 'byung-ba

Sanskrit: pravrajita


Other languages

Русский: Отрекшийся от дома
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