What is another word for sannyasin?

Pronunciation: [sˈanɪˌasɪn] (IPA)

The term "sannyasin" has various synonyms in the Hindu traditions. It is a Sanskrit word that refers to someone who has renounced worldly attachments and dedicated their life to spiritual pursuits. In Hinduism, a sannyasin may also be known as a renunciate, a yogi, a sadhu, or a swami. The Jain tradition refers to them as a muni or a saman. In Buddhism, a sannyasin is known as a bhikkhu or a monk. All these synonyms refer to the same ideal of a person who has relinquished their material possessions and desires to deepen their spiritual practice. Regardless of the tradition, a sannyasin is viewed with great respect for their dedication and commitment to spiritual growth.

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Usage examples for Sannyasin

I'm learning to be a sannyasin.
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Is a sannyasin rather dull?
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Then you're not a sannyasin yet?
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