Nun
A nun is a member of a religious community of women, typically one living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She may have decided to dedicate her life to serving all other living beings, ...
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Bhikkhuni
A bhikkhunī (Pāli) or bhikṣuṇī (Sanskrit) is a fully ordained Buddhist nun. Male monastics (monks) are called bhikkhus. Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the vinaya. Bhikkhuni lineages enjoy a broa...
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Eastern Christian monasticism
Eastern Christian Monasticism is the life followed by monks and nuns of Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy and Eastern Catholicism. Some authors will use the term "Basilian" to describe Eastern mo...
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Degrees of Eastern Orthodox monasticism
The degrees of Eastern Orthodox monasticism are the stages an Eastern Orthodox monk or nun passes through in their religious vocation.In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the process of becoming a monk or ...
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Abbess
In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, often an abbey.
In the Catholic Church (both the Latin Church and Eastern...
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Sadhvi Rithambara
Sadhvi Rithambara (also transliterated as Ritambhara, Rithambhara or Rithambra) is a Hindu political activist, social worker and religious preacher. She achieved prominence for her participation in th...
Pravrajika Shraddhaprana
Pravrajika Shraddhaprana (1918–2009) was the third president of Sri Sarada Math. Born in Patna in 1918 of parents Mathuranath Sinha and Sushila Sinha, she was named Lakshmi. Her father had seen Sri Ra...
Sister Act
Sister Act is a 1992 American comedy film released by Touchstone Pictures. Directed by Emile Ardolino, it features musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman and stars Whoopi Goldberg as a Reno lounge singe...
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Sister Nivedita
Sister Nivedita ([sister niːbediːt̪aː]  listen ); born Margaret Elizabeth Noble; 28 October 1867 – 13 October 1911) was a Scots-Irish social worker, author, teacher and a disciple of Swam...
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Sadhvi Kanakprabha
Sadhvi Kanakprabha was born in the old capital of India Calcutta on 22 July 1941.She attended Parmarthik Shikshan Sanstha, Ladnun (an institution where training is given before taking Jain initiation)...
Sister Fidelma mysteries
The Sister Fidelma mysteries are a series of historical mystery novels and short stories by Peter Tremayne (pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis) about a fictional detective who is the eponymous heroin...
Gauri Ma
Gauri Ma (1857 – 1 March 1938), born Mridani, was a prominent Indian disciple of Ramakrishna, companion of Sarada Devi and founder of Kolkata's Saradeswari Ashram.While Gauri Ma was living at Dakshine...
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The Trouble with Angels (film)
The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film in Pathécolor about the adventures of two girls in an all-girls Catholic school run by nuns. The film was directed by Ida Lupino and stars Hayley Mills (...
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Pravrajika Bhaktiprana
Pravrajika Bhaktiprana, a Hindu sannyasini, is the fourth president of Sri Sarada Math and Ramakrishna Sarada Mission. She took over on 2 April 2009.
Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales
The Oblate Sisters of St. Francis de Sales (Latin: Oblati Sancti Francisci Salesii, O.S.F.S.) are a congregation of Roman Catholic Religious Sisters who base their spirituality on the teachings of St....
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The Eight Garudhammas
The Eight Garudhammas (or "heavy rules") are additional precepts required of bhikkhunis (fully ordained Buddhist nuns) above and beyond the monastic rule (vinaya) that applied to monks. The authentic...
Black Veil
In Roman Catholicism, a black veil is a symbol of the most complete renunciation of the world and adoption of a nun's life. On the appointed day the nun goes through all the ritual of the marriage cer...