Bhikkhus

Some articles on bhikkhus:

Buddhist Nuns
... Male monastics are called bhikkhus ... Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the vinaya ... include at least a fourfold assembly of bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, upasakas and, upasikas ...
Sacca - The Profoundest Truth of Reality
... discourse as follows (where sacca is translated as "reality") "Now this, bhikkhus, for the Noble One(s), is the reality which is pain birth is painful, aging ... "Now this, bhikkhus, for the Noble One(s), is the pain-originating reality ... "Now this, bhikkhus, for the Noble One(s), is the pain-ceasing reality ...
Monasticism - Buddhism
... The Sangha or community of ordained Buddhist bhikkhus (similar to monks) and original bhikkhunis (similar to nuns) was founded by Gautama Buddha during his lifetime over 2500 ... Bhikkhus and bhikkunis were expected to live with a minimum of possessions, which were to be voluntarily provided by the lay community ... Lay followers also provided the daily food that bhikkhus required, and provided shelter for bhikkhus when they were needed ...
Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta - Context and Structure of The Teaching - The Five Ascetics
... In this discourse, the Buddha addresses the ascetics as bhikkhus, a term which is normally translated as a Buddhist monk ... However, Ajahn Sucitto explains that in this context bhikkhus means “alms-mendicants,” those who live on the free-will offerings of others ... Ajahn Sucitto explains The five bhikkhus at Deer Park were named Kondañña, Vappa, Bhaddiya, Mahanāma, and Assaji ...
Chithurst Buddhist Monastery - History - Development (1984-1992)
... retreats, but also put energy into continuing the rebuilding of the monastery and training junior bhikkhus ... much of the major repairs completed by 1984, more attention was given to reafforestation bhikkhus would also spend time on retreat in the Hammer Wood in tents ... also became more integrated into the local landscape, with the bhikkhus and sīladharā going out on alms-round on a daily basis ...