Shikshamana

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A female monastic keeping, in the Mulasarvastivada tradition, six root trainings and six branch trainings for two years before taking the full ordination of bhikshuni.

Tibetan: དགེ་སློབ་མ། dge-slob-ma

Sanskrit: śikṣamāṇā

Synonyms: Probationary nun

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