Originated from the Greek word
, derived from Greek
It is the religious practice in which one renounces worldlypursuits in order to fully devote one's life to spiritual work.
Real Definition of Monasticism
It is a form of religious life, usually conducted in a communityunder a common rule. A life bounded by ascetical practicesexpressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, andobedience, called the evangelical counsels.
What is Monasticism?