Episode titles[ edit ] Much like novels in a series about a starring detective, all but one of the episodes have titles in the form of "Mr. Monk and a person or thing ", e. Monk and the Bad Girlfriend", "Mr.
Glad I found your blog — looking forward to following your jouney!
Ranjit Rajane i want to be a Buddhist monk. Do you have a specific tradition in mind? Keep up the good work! I hope all is well John Thank you for making this blog! Did you learn the language of your adopted home, and how much did language affect your studies?
I am most interested in Tibetan Buddhism and would like to know how to go about selecting a monastery and starting the path of a monk.
Your comment lead me to think that I need to write more on this topic, I will post another article on the monastic path this week. I needed to learn Tibetan because I decided to be close to a Tibetan master. In general it should only be a requirement if: I quit when I realized that: I hope it helps you make the right choices.
Regarding the concrete steps to take, I recommend you start studying Buddhism in a local center close to your place.
Try a few tradition if need be Zen, Tibetan, Theravada see how you like it and if you do, start asking about monasteries related to the tradition you feel most comfortable with. Where are you located?
James I am located in St. Still, I found a center in Moncton not too close http: Cara Hi — my question is — can a woman be a monk? I thought women had to be nuns and could not do so unless they are virgins?
BB Hi, thanks for your sharing. I have been thinking of becoming a nun and have identified a Chinese monastery. However, I have no idea how to go about with the investigation.
Could you guide me the right questions to ask? Who should be asked? What observations should I pay special attention to? As a general advice: First, google the name of the organization and its leaders as well. Wikipedia might have information that the monastery would never share.
See how it feels, discuss with the people, take your time. Next step can be: If after investigating you come to the conclusion that everything looks good, listen to your inspiration and go ahead: Did I answer your questions?
BB Thank you, Gael. Thanks for your great advice. You have triggered me to start thinking in areas which have never crossed my mind. Where do you currently live? I live in Tennessee. Would it be possible for you to please provide some input?Seng-Ts'an [Wade-Giles: Chien-chih Seng-ts'an; Pinyin: Jianzhi Sengcan; Japanese: Kanchi Sosan] was a Buddhist layman over forty years of age when he came to the second Patriarch, Hui-k'o, with a request that the master purify him of his sins.
Thirty-five years ago I was in the temple with a younger monk polishing brass statues when the following conversation transpired. Our abbot was off on a teaching tour and had invited another Tibetan teacher to takeover his philosophy classes.
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Monk definition, (in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, especially as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
See more. They were religious men who often lived a silent and sequestered life. In The Monk, students will learn about monastic life in the Middle timberdesignmag.com: DVD.