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  1. Monasteries were closed, coutless hierarchs, priests, monks, nuns and other faithful Orthodox were imprisoned, tortured, and murdered. (Web site)
  2. Monasteries were established, as well as temples dedicated to Buddha; at shrines his relics were venerated. (Web site)
  3. Monasteries were destroyed, books burnt, Indian monks were driven out of the country and many Lamas were compelled to become hunters or butchers.
  4. Monasteries were emptied and the monks made to disrobe, often being recruited into the army.
  5. Monasteries were introduced in Mesopotamia by monks from Egypt in fourth century and spread quickly.


  1. It is marked by archery competitions, festivals and religious dances such as the Gompa dance in monasteries of Rumtek, Phodong and Palace. (Web site)

Henry Viii

  1. After the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII the land next to Gisborough Priory was acquired by the Chaloner family.
  2. Being envious of the wealth of the monasteries, Henry VIII of England closed them down, and confiscated and sold off their property. (Web site)


  1. The monks in the many monasteries in Friesland before the reformation did a lot of horse breeding. (Web site)
  2. Whitby Abbey England, one of hundreds of European monasteries destroyed during the Reformation.


  1. In China, Chan flourished particularly under the Song dynasty (1127 – 1279), when its monasteries were great centers of culture and learning.
  2. Many historians state that universities and cathedral schools were a continuation of the interest in learning promoted by monasteries. (Web site)
  3. In the past, monasteries were places of learning.


  1. During the Buddhist period, gardens were laid out around the monasteries and stupas and there were beautiful gardens in Nalanda and Taxila. (Web site)
  2. Gandhara was ruled by a king from Kabul, who respected Buddha's law, but Taxila was in ruins and Buddhist monasteries were deserted. (Web site)


  1. Ashoka and Harshavardhana were some of its most celebrated patrons who built temples and monasteries here. (Web site)
  2. With the conversation of Ashoka, the material prosperity of the monasteries grew by leaps and bounds and the monks lived in ease and comfort. (Web site)
  3. Ashoka, who is considered the greatest monarch the world has ever produced, was buried under the debris of Buddhist monasteries.


  1. Monasteries for monks and nuns were erected all over the country.
  2. All monks and novices (samaneras) have to live in monasteries which are scattered throughout the country. (Web site)
  3. Churches were built on Christian holy sites in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Galilee, and monasteries were established in many parts of the country. (Web site)


  1. There are about 32,000 monasteries in Thailand and 460,000 monks; many of these monks are ordained for a lifetime. (Web site)


  1. Monks returned to monasteries cross Tibet and monastic education resumed even though the number of monks imposed is strictly limited.
  2. A number of countries, where Buddhism is an important religion, have constructed their temples and monasteries.
  3. The major attractions of Sanchi include a number of Buddhist stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars. (Web site)

Large Number

  1. He discovered Greek, Parthian, and Kushan cities and large number of stupas and monasteries. (Web site)
  2. Out of these "main seats of the Nyingma" developed a large number of Nyingma monasteries throughout Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal.
  3. In the late 8th century, in order to shield and sustain Buddhism, Trison Detsan built many monasteries and translated a large number of Buddhist scriptures. (Web site)


  1. Before 1959, there were 6,000 monasteries in Tibet, and one in every six males was a monk. (Web site)
  2. For as yet there were no monasteries in Palestine, nor had anyone known a monk in Syria before the saintly Hilarion. (Web site)

Middle Ages

  1. During the Middle Ages, Burgundy was the seat of some of the most important Western churches and monasteries, among them Cluny, Citeaux, and Vézelay.
  2. Buddhism withered in India in the Middle Ages; the great temples and monasteries were destroyed by invaders and the pilgrims stopped coming. (Web site)
  3. A number of monasteries and the Bishopric of Basel were founded in the Middle Ages in the area.


  1. But ever since 1959 our universities, monasteries, and libraries are destroyed and most of our books were burned. (Web site)
  2. Very likely Nowell saved the manuscript and Beowulf from destruction when Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries and broke up their libraries.
  3. Monasteries had libraries, and monks wrote theological works and hymns. (Web site)


  1. Churches, monasteries, hospitals, and schools had often great incomes and extensive possessions, which aroused the envy of secular rulers. (Web site)
  2. Nineteen people are killed, 139 Serbian homes burned, schools and businesses vandalized, and over 30 Orthodox monasteries and churches burned and destroyed.
  3. Most of these exiles live in Upper Dharamsala, or McLeod Ganj, where they established monasteries, temples and schools.

Buddhist Monasteries

  1. Muslims invasion of India in the beginning of second millennium led to the large-scale destruction of Buddhist Monasteries, Viharas, Stupas. (Web site)
  2. In addition to the ruins of the city, a number of buddhist monasteries and stupas also belong to the Taxila area. (Web site)
  3. Beautiful Buddhist monasteries and stupas over the relics have become an inseparable part of Indian art, culture and architecture. (Web site)


  1. Over night junta forces invaded all the Buddhist monasteries in the country and imprisoned thousands of monks.
  2. In the early centuries A.D., Balkh, a prominent center of Buddhism, was renowned for its Buddhist monasteries and stupas. (Web site)
  3. But when they destroyed the Buddhist monasteries and either executed or drove out the Buddhist monks, there was no-one left to take up the religion.


  1. He has returned our monks and nuns safely to their homes and has spared our monasteries.
  2. Cleaning of homes, temples and monasteries also take place on this day.
  3. Pilgrims sought the Bodhi Tree's seeds and leaves as blessings for their monasteries and homes.

Numerous Temples

  1. In the 'golden age' of Taxila, Kushanas not only supported Buddhism but also built numerous temples and monasteries in and around Taxila. (Web site)


  1. He is also abbot of his own monasteries in Nepal and Tibet, and by appointment of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, of Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia. (Web site)
  2. He was abbot of Samye, one of Tibet 's most important monasteries, but spent most of his life travelling or in retreat. (Web site)
  3. Theodulf also was abbot of St-Benoît-sur-Loire and a number of other monasteries.

Gelug Sect

  1. Gundain Gyaico, another VIP for the Gelug Sect, made great contributions to the construction and administration of monasteries.


  1. Of all the other monasteries in Tibet, it is Ganden that has suffered the most at the hands of the red guards. (Web site)
  2. The chief highlight of this trek is the trekking trail which connects the two important monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism, Ganden and Samye.

Mount Athos

  1. The other monasteries, one after another adopted them, and they are still followed by the monks of Mount Athos.

Chinese Invasion

  1. For example, after the Chinese invasion in Tibet in 1959 and the destruction of nearly all monasteries afterwards, the master Ven.

Blue Nile

  1. Explore the monasteries on Lake Tana's many islands and take an optional journey to the Blue Nile Falls.

Bahar Dar

  1. From Bahar Dar one must explore some of the ancient monasteries that have been built around Lake Tana, or on the many Islands.

Phitsanulok City

  1. These two monasteries, assumed to be built when Phitsanulok City was ruled by King Boromtrailokanat, have linking compounds. (Web site)


  1. In Benedict of Nursia and on the rules of seventeen other monasteries he had visited in his travels. (Web site)


  1. St Amandus (647–650) abandoned the episcopal chair in discouragement, and built monasteries. (Web site)


  1. Medieval Bulgaria's towns and villages, monasteries and churches, were burnt to ashes.
  2. It is common to see various religious symbols when traveling in Tibet, in monasteries, villages. (Web site)
  3. In villages, secular schooling often takes place in monasteries.


  1. It in turn parceled out the land to the aristocrats and monasteries as their manors. (Web site)


  1. After leaving Tibet, he had a huge following of disciples, wrote prodigiously on the Dharma and established many temples and monasteries.
  2. A third program, called Science Meets Dharma, has since 2002 sent European college graduates to teach basic science courses in Tibetan monasteries in India.

Buddhist Teachings

  1. During this time, both foreign and Chinese monks were actively involved in establishing monasteries and lecturing on the Buddhist teachings. (Web site)

Sri Lanka

  1. Other countries like Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, etc are also contributing to build more temples and monasteries.
  2. He erected stupas and monasteries, developed a course of study for adherents, and sent missionaries to Sri Lanka. (Web site)
  3. In Sri Lanka, Buddhists dress in white and carry baskets of flowers to the local monasteries. (Web site)


  1. On the new-moon and full-moon uposatha, in monasteries where there are four or more bhikkhus, 17 the local Sangha will recite the Patimokkha.
  2. The royal court, followed by the leading families, made great donations of monasteries, land, and revenue to the bhikkhus. (Web site)
  3. It is common for Bhikkhus of all groups to invite each other to festivals and special gatherings in their monasteries. (Web site)

Various Monasteries

  1. Local Tibetans including monks and nuns from various monasteries around here attended the prayer. (Web site)
  2. They were written by the monks on palmyra palm leaves and kept in various monasteries throughout the country. (Web site)
  3. Tourists generally visit during autumn and summers to see the Tsechus (festivals) held at various monasteries.


  1. These early monasteries predate the formation of Buddhist orders in Ladakh.
  2. However, the holy shrines of Jammu and the Buddhist monasteries of Ladakh continue to remain popular pilgrimage and tourism destinations. (Web site)
  3. The Drikung Kagyu of Ladakh including photographs and descriptions of the main monasteries, Lamayuru and Phayang. (Web site)


  1. Moreover, as it mediated more often among other monasteries, it gradually became a key monastery of all Kagyu monasteries. (Web site)
  2. In 1792, many Kagyu monasteries were confiscated and their monks were forcibly converted to the Gelug sect (the Dalai Lama's denomination). (Web site)
  3. There are 16 monks, drawn from all the Kagyu monasteries, in retreat.

Gelugpa School

  1. In collusion with the army, all the monasteries were forcibly appropriated and integrated into the Gelugpa School.
  2. Tashi Lhunpo Monastery - lucky mountain college One of four great monasteries of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. (Web site)


  1. Amdo was traditionally a place of great learning and scholarship and contains many great monasteries including Kumbum Jampa Ling (Chin. (Web site)


  1. Yet Kham was also filled with monasteries and produced many of the greatest meditation masters of the Kagyu and Nyingma Buddhist traditions. (Web site)
  2. The 17th Karmapa's father is the third reincarnation of the 1st Mipham Rinpoche, who was the head of 13 Nyingma monasteries in Kham, Tibet.
  3. He traveled to Kham, visiting the three monasteries of his youth, and actually bestowed empowerments to the monastic staff there. (Web site)


  1. In the Greek language both domiciles are called monasteries and the ascetics who live there are Monastics.

Lay People

  1. Lay people provide physical support to the monasteries as well as relying on the monks to organise the rituals. (Web site)

Old Tibet

  1. The Monasteries: Strongholds of Feudalism Defenders of old Tibet portray Lamaist Buddhism as the essence of the culture of the people of Tibet. (Web site)
  2. Buddhist monasteries were set up by the exiled lamas to replicate old Tibet. (Web site)


  1. Later, they asked the monks of Kirti monastery to return to their quarters but monks of other monasteries and laypeople joined the protests. (Web site)

Senior Monks

  1. The military government seized monasteries and arrested hundreds of monks, including senior monks like U Sumangala and U Yewata. (Web site)


  1. Christian art is found in architecture principally in the form of churches, cathedrals, monasteries and tombs.


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