Shaven Headed

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Buddhist Nuns - History - The First Ordination
... spread it about, saying These shaven headed strumpets are not true recluses ... in the Vinaya always criticized the bhikkhunis more harshly using "shaven headed strumpets or whores", whereas the bhikkhus were simply called "shaven headed" ...

Famous quotes containing the words headed and/or shaven:

    The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one’s neighbour and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
    Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)

    Is it possible, after all, that spite of bricks and shaven faces, this world we live in is brimmed with wonders, and I and all mankind, beneath our garbs of common-placeness, conceal enigmas that the stars themselves, and perhaps the highest seraphim can not resolve?
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)