Tag: monasticism

18 Strong desire to serve/ordain 2014-09-22T05:01:56.550

12 What is the meaning behind different robe colors? 2014-06-29T05:17:28.583

11 Is there any significance to shaving the head? 2014-07-20T07:06:27.860

10 Punishments for breaking vinaya rules 2015-06-29T15:11:16.560

9 What is the purpose of not eating after noon? 2014-09-22T19:20:22.593

9 What if there was no one to offer food to monastics? 2015-08-11T13:41:39.650

8 Is the age of monastic life over? Is it societal conditioning or keeping up with the times? 2015-07-02T07:09:46.387

7 If a Buddhist believes lay life is not ideal for the practice, why does he or she continue? 2014-12-11T23:15:01.447

6 How should a monk address subjective questions? 2014-11-15T09:25:09.377

6 What is the monastic policy on family visitations? 2015-09-01T19:14:02.113

6 What is the reason why Buddhist monks don't work to support themselves? Do the monastic rules prohibit them from working? 2018-01-24T12:34:36.630

5 How is a Theravada Buddhist monastery established? 2014-06-25T06:15:29.670

5 What is the origin and purpose of the alms bowl used by monastics? 2014-06-29T12:27:00.760

5 Why do Bhikkhunis have so many extra Vinaya rules? 2014-10-18T15:00:23.913

5 When Zen monks are completing a task, why are they doing it very quickly? 2014-12-28T19:38:37.207

5 How do monastic rules differ in each tradition? 2015-03-23T06:23:16.593

5 A question regarding the level of worldly participation for a buddhist monk 2015-06-25T00:14:01.753

5 Why monks have to take alms for their food? 2016-01-17T06:24:04.697

4 Are there Buddhist traditions without monks? 2014-09-04T09:22:03.873

4 Ordination and support from parents 2014-09-05T08:56:14.723

4 What does a monk think on a day to day basis? 2015-07-07T07:23:02.583

4 Role of food as an allowed monastic luxury 2015-07-11T18:13:22.363

4 Significance of Bhikkhus uncovering their right shoulder 2015-08-24T06:41:18.810

4 Did the Buddha form a monastery? 2015-09-08T15:16:35.363

4 Do Buddhist monks live an ascetic life style? 2016-02-02T19:54:35.287

4 The fear of committing to a monastic lifestyle 2016-05-12T03:02:09.493

4 Is there an established monastic order, with the beleifs and practices same as the Goenka school of meditation? 2017-04-15T07:56:44.900

3 Patimokkha Rule On Bathing 2014-10-08T07:55:00.010

3 Are all non-monastic ways of life wrong livelihood? 2015-02-24T18:13:10.717

3 What are the benefits of solitary practice? 2015-06-25T00:18:47.130

3 Can one with eczema become a monk? 2015-09-16T01:27:08.533

3 How careful must monks be about their use of water? 2015-09-27T01:32:56.437

3 What are the consequences of a monk eating meat? 2017-05-23T00:14:09.577

2 How did bells become a part of Buddhist ritual? 2015-02-11T05:02:33.593

2 Real Monk vs Fake Monk 2015-08-22T17:14:53.243

2 Can one be a part-time monk? 2016-02-02T16:58:08.813

2 Can someone be a monastic in their own home? 2017-02-22T06:53:17.260

2 Can a Bhikkhu yell at or beat a lay person under the vinaya? 2017-12-21T06:33:27.220

1 Work, Love, and Buddhism in the modern setting 2015-03-30T15:07:06.160

1 Do you need both parents permission to become ordained? 2016-11-24T09:06:10.257

1 Pathway to Nirvana 2017-12-21T04:23:02.133

0 Authenticity of rules for monks and nuns 2017-10-26T10:47:19.797