Bhikkhus

Some articles on bhikkhus:

Chithurst Buddhist Monastery - History - Development (1984-1992)
... put energy into continuing the rebuilding of the monastery and training junior bhikkhus ... repairs completed by 1984, more attention was given to reafforestation bhikkhus would also spend time on retreat in the Hammer Wood in tents and tepees or in one of two kutis that had ... became more integrated into the local landscape, with the bhikkhus and sīladharā going out on alms-round on a daily basis ...
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 ... 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 ...
Sacca - The Profoundest Truth of Reality
... sacca is translated as "reality") "Now this, bhikkhus, for the Noble One(s), is the reality which is pain birth is painful, aging is painful, illness is painful, death is painful sorrow ... "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 ...
Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta - Context and Structure of The Teaching - The Five Ascetics
... 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 ...
Buddhist Nuns
... Male monastics are called bhikkhus ... Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the vinaya ... the majority of the nation must be Buddhist and include at least a fourfold assembly of bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, upasakas and, upasikas ...