sannyasi

sannyasi

[suhn-yah-see]
noun
Hinduism. a wandering beggar and ascetic.

Origin:
1605–15; < Hindi: one who casts away

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sannyasi, sanyasi or sannyasin (sʌnˈjɑːsɪ, sʌnˈjɑːsɪn)
 
n
Also called: renunciate a Brahman who having attained the fourth and last stage of life as a beggar will not be reborn, but will instead be absorbed into the Universal Soul
 
[from Hindi: abandoning, from Sanskrit samnyāsin]
 
sanyasi, sanyasi or sannyasin
 
n
 
[from Hindi: abandoning, from Sanskrit samnyāsin]
 
sannyasin, sanyasi or sannyasin
 
n
 
[from Hindi: abandoning, from Sanskrit samnyāsin]

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