- a house or place of residence occupied by a community of persons, especially monks, living in seclusion under religious vows.
- the community of persons living in such a place.
place where monks live
- For those who make the trip, head to the astonishing Tiger’s Nest monastery to appreciate spectacular views and architectural genius at an altitude of over 10,000 feet.
- The monastery sits at 10,240 feet above sea level and clings to a cliff like a reptile on a vertical wall.
- They were hiking to the monastery when they walked into this scene.
- I wonder if you've come across this and have any thoughts, or if I should just move to a monastery and be silent for the rest of my life.
- Historians have long known that medieval monasteries and universities hosted many deep thinkers engaged in sophisticated intellectual enterprises.
- A Spaniard by birth, Victor Serna left home shy of his 14th birthday and entered the monastery to become a Marist brother.
- In 2008, his monastery was in desperate need of funds and Vreeland decided to lend a hand with his first photography exhibition.
- Opposite is a red-brick monastery leaning like an ocean liner in the snow.
- On Sunday Than Dar held the last of the funeral rites for her husband with a food donation ceremony at a monastery.
- When he emerged from the Zen monastery on Mount Baldy, his enlightenment was followed with an all too worldly disaster.
- In this place was a famous monastery, or temple, which would be an object of much interest and wonder to Yung Pak.
- Passing through the gate, our friends found themselves at once in the midst of the Chang-an-sa monastery buildings.
- It would be impossible to tell in detail about all the strange things Yung Pak saw at this monastery.
- He made his way to Ireland, landed in his own province, and went to a monastery to hear mass.
- To his right and far away lay a village, monastery buildings, a tall bare tower—St. Julien—very small; he must have travelled far.