Who is a monk and what religion are Buddhist monk?
(in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, esp. as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
(in any religion) a man who is a member of a monastic order: a Buddhist monk.
There are a number of reasons. It helps make Buddhist monks recognizable as Buddhist monks. Since the earliest Buddhist monks often slept in the forest on rocks or under trees, it helps them keep clean. It prevents lice. It helps prevent a monk from pretending he is a householder. It reminds the monk that he is a monk, and it reminds householders that he is a monk as well.
Physically and epending on the location and type of Buddhist he may be cremated or exposed for sky burial (this is generally limited to Tibet). Some monks have been mummified though a esoteric process of Sokushinbutsu (the practice of Buddhist monks observing Asceticism to the point of death and entering mummification while alive.)Spititually they believe that they are reborn as part of an ongoing cycle of death an rebirth. This can end at death after…
She was raised Buddhist. Her mother is a strong Buddhist. While her helicopter was shot in Iraq, she wore an amulet of Luang Por Waen- well known Thai monk, which given by her mother- Lamai Duckworth. In 2006, she attended Buddhist service at Wat Buddhajakra Mongkolvararam in Perl City, Hawaii. I was there as well.
March 20,2013 --A BUDDHIST MONK WAS KILLED BY MUSLIM TERRORISTS GROUP-- Unfortunately at that time a Buddhist monk from Hanzar village of One-dwin township had come into the Meik-hti-lar town as a passenger on a motorbike and they were unknowingly riding through the Da-hart-tan Muslim ward the biggest Muslim quarters in Meik-hti-lar. Already-agitated Muslims saw the Buddhist monk and chased the motorbike and managed to strike the Buddhist monk from behind with a SWORD and…