Monks

Some articles on monks:

Abbot's Chair
... socket remains of this boundary cross, built by the monks of Basingwerk Abbey in North Wales ... Henry II of England gave the manor of Glossop to the monks, and they gained a market charter for Glossop in 1290, and one for Charlesworth in 1328 ... In 1433 the monks leased all of Glossopdale to the Talbot family, later Earls of Shrewsbury ...
Island Hermitage
... It is a secluded place for Buddhist monks to study and meditate in the Buddhist tradition ... Its many prominent residents, monks and laymen, studied Theravada Buddhism and the Pali language, made translations of Pali scriptures, wrote books on ... Since 2003 the hermitage is run by a group of young Sri Lankan monks who are very strict ...
Monastery Of The Holy Spirit - Prayer, Confession and Spiritual Direction
... The main work of the monks at the monastery is prayer ... The monks begin their day of prayer at 4 A.M ... Throughout their day of work in their many businesses and chores, the monks break for prayer at midmorning, midday(1215), evening (vespers at 520) and compline (night prayer at 730) ...
Mandapeshwar Caves - History
... Caves in India were only made by Buddhist Monks ... There was a group of monks that stayed in the caves that we today know as Khaneri caves ... These monks were interested in Arts ...
Sweetheart Abbey
... of ivory and silver, was buried alongside her when she died - The monks at the Abbey then renamed the Abbey in tribute to her ... The Cistercian order, also known as the White Monks because of the white habit, over which they wore a black scapular or apron, built many great abbeys after their establishment ... The abbey ruins dominate the skyline today and one can only imagine how it and the monks would have dominated early medieval life as farmers, agriculturalists, horse ...

Famous quotes containing the word monks:

    If you understand why a monkey in a family is always mocked and harassed, you understand why monks are rejected by all—both old and young.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)

    Bourbon’s the only drink. You can take all that champagne stuff and pour it down the English Channel. Well, why wait 80 years before you can drink the stuff? Great vineyards, huge barrels aging forever, poor little old monks running around testing it, just so some woman in Tulsa, Oklahoma can say it tickles her nose.
    John Michael Hayes (b.1919)