Sangha

Four or more people from any of the four groups of the monastic community: full or novice monks or nuns and who have unlabored renunciation and are thus intent on ridding themselves of disturbing emotions and attitudes and thus attaining liberation. The literal meaning of the Sanskrit term is a "community"; the literal meaning of the Tibetan translation is "those intent on a constructive goal." Four or more people from any of the four groups of the monastic community: full or novice monks or nuns - the four need not necessarily be all from one group or one from each group - and who have unlabored renunciation and are intent on ridding themselves of disturbing emotions and attitudes and thus attaining liberation.

Tibetan: dge-'dun

Sanskrit: sangha

J Hopkins: spiritual community.


Other languages

العربية: سانغا
Deutsch: Sangha
Français: Sangha
Italiano: Sangha
Русский: Сангха
Tiếng Việt: Tăng già

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