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see monasticismmonasticism
, form of religious life, usually conducted in a community under a common rule. Monastic life is bound by ascetical practices expressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, and obedience, called the evangelical counsels.
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What does it mean when you dream about a monk?

Monks are a symbol of spiritual discipline, asceticism, and inner wisdom. The dreamer’s own religious beliefs determine the meaning of this dream symbol.


1. a male member of a religious community bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
2. a fancy pigeon having a bald pate and often large feathered feet


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