Glossary

Gaṇin
Type of termDefinition
TermGaṇin
Alternative TermsGaṇinī, Ganin, Ganini, Gaṇi
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A religious title for a monk in charge of a small group of mendicants, who live and travel together. A gaṇinī is a nun who leads a group of female mendicants. 

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