A member of a religious community of men typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
A monk (from μοναχός, monachos, "single, solitary") is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or with any number of monks, whilst always maintaining some degree of physical separation from those not sharing the same purpose. ...
MONK is a Monte Carlo software package for simulating nuclear processes, particularly for the purpose of determining the neutron multiplication factor, or k-effective, of a system. It is owned by Serco Assurance. It is used primarily to judge whether or not nuclear systems are critical.
Monk is an album by jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk recorded for the Prestige label and performed by Monk with two quintets, one featuring Julius Watkins, Sonny Rollins, Percy Heath, and Willie Jones and one featuring Ray Copeland, Frank Foster, Curly Russell, and Art Blakey. ...
Monk is the seventh album Thelonious Monk released for Columbia Records, featuring several original compositions as well as jazz standards.
Monk is the brainchild of former Over the Rhine guitarist Ric Hordinski. While augmented by other musicians in the studio and in concert (including former OTR drummer Brian Kelley), Monk is essentially a moniker for Hordinski's solo projects.
Monk (dates unknown) was an English professional cricketer who made 10 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1792 to 1795.
The Monk is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe. He appeared as one of Batman's earliest foes.
The monk is a playable character class in most editions of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. A D&D monk is a fantasy martial artist, specializing in unarmed combat.
Monk is a station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). The station is located in the Ville-Émard district of the borough of Le Sud-Ouest in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The sixth season of Monk originally aired in the United States on USA Network from July 13, 2007 to February 22, 2008. It consisted of 16 episodes. Tony Shalhoub, Traylor Howard, Ted Levine, and Jason Gray-Stanford reprised their roles as the main characters. ...
A male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service; in earlier usage, an eremite or hermit devoted to solitude, as opposed to a cenobite, who lived communally; A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit; An unmarried man who does not have sexual ...
(Monks) A few months after his enlightenment the Buddha founded an order or Sangha of monks. The purpose of this order was twofold. Its primary purpose was to provide a community that would give the optimum opportunity for its members to practice the Dharma and attain Nirvana. ...
(Monks) Those sentient beings who tend to The Tube. The monks control access to The Tube. (source: PrologueIdea)
(Monks) are shoes with no laces, which fasten to one side with a buckle and strap.
(bhikshu): Male follower of the Buddha who has left "home" and keeps the full 250+/- pratimoksa vows. A female follower of the Buddha who has left "home" and keeps the full 348+/- vows is a nun (bhiksuni).
To dream of seeing a monk, foretells dissensions in the family and unpleasant journeyings. To a young woman, this dream signifies that gossip and deceit will be used against her. To dream that you are a monk, denotes personal loss and illness.
(Gr. Monachos; fem. Monache). An individual who denies the world in order to live a religious life under the monastic vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
A male member of a religious group, living, praying and working together and following a set of rules.
A monk is a man who is a vowed member of a monastic community of men. As well as professing the three vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, monks often also take a fourth vow of stability, that is, to remain for life in one monastery.
One of the original terms used to describe a consecrated religious*. The root meaning of monk is "mono" meaning one-alone. This oneness described the monk's singleness of purpose (to serve God alone) as well as his vow of chastity by which he had no family. For St. ...
A person who practices a strict religious and ascetic lifestyle. It is usually practiced in a monastery with other monks.
A celibate man wholly dedicated to religious life, either cenobitic (residing with others in a monastery) or anchoritic (living alone, as a hermit or mendicant). Literally, "one who lives alone" (from the Greek monos, "alone"). ...
Affectionate nickname of the former University President Father Edward A. Malloy.