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'''Fully ordained monk''' (Skt. ''bhikṣu''; Tib. [[དགེ་སློང་]], [[Wyl.]] ''dge slong'', ''gelong'') — a male Buddhist practitioner who has taken the fullest of the seven types of [[pratimoksha vows]].  
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'''Fully ordained monk''' (Skt. ''bhikṣu''; Pal. ''bhikkhu''; Tib. [[དགེ་སློང་]], [[Wyl.]] ''dge slong'', ''gelong'') — a male Buddhist practitioner who has taken the fullest of the seven types of [[pratimoksha vows]]. One must be at least 20 years of age to take this set of vows.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:37, 21 January 2015

Fully ordained monk (Skt. bhikṣu; Pal. bhikkhu; Tib. དགེ་སློང་, Wyl. dge slong, gelong) — a male Buddhist practitioner who has taken the fullest of the seven types of pratimoksha vows. One must be at least 20 years of age to take this set of vows.