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Some articles on monasteries:

List Of Carthusian Monasteries
... This is a list of Carthusian monasteries, or charterhouses, containing both extant and dissolved monasteries of the Carthusian Order for monks and nuns, arranged by location ...
Lingshed Monastery - History
... The village has been the site of several Buddhist monasteries the remnants of a cave monastery and two walls dedicated to the translator Rinchen Zangpo (958–1055) ... region also speaks of Kadampa and Drugpa Kagyu monasteries in the valley ... how Sherabs Zangpo, having founded Karsha and Phugtal Monasteries to the south, travelled over Hanuma-La Pass to the south of Lingshed, from where he saw an 'auspicious shining light' shining on a rock on the hillside ...
Semantron - History
... While continuing in daily use at monasteries and sometimes featuring at funerals for their deep notes sounded at long intervals, as well as at other services, semantra have also played a part in Orthodox history ... replaced the trumpet as the agent of convocation in the monasteries of Egypt, Palestine and Sinai the rhythms struck on wood were soon vested with the aural memory of rhythmic blasts from ... He also says that the congregations were summoned by three semantra in monasteries, and only by one large one in parish churches ...
List Of Benedictine Monasteries In France
... This is a list of Benedictine monasteries, extant and non-extant, in the present territory of France ... for whom see List of Cistercian monasteries in France ... Some monasteries however belonged at various times in their histories to both the Benedictines and the Cistercians ...
List Of Premonstratensian Monasteries In France
... This article is a list of Premonstratensian monasteries in France, that is to say, monasteries or nunneries belonging to the Premonstratensian Order of canons regular ... In the early days of the order its foundations were mostly double monasteries, viz ...