Glossary

Mendicant lineage
Type of termDefinition
TermMendicant lineage
Alternative TermsMonastic lineage, Monastic lineages, Mendicant lineages
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Ascetics are initiated into a tradition handed down from a named religious teacher. Religious instructions and principles are passed on orally and in writings from one generation of mendicants to the next, continuing the monastic lineage.

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