Monastery
A monastery is the building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplace(s) of monastics, whether monks or nuns, and whether living in communities or alone (hermits). The mo...
Text by 'Father of Medicine' Found in Remote Egyptian Monastery
The manuscript was unearthed by the monastery's monks who were conducting restorations in the centuries-old library.
Buddhist monasticism
Buddhist Monasticism is one of the earliest surviving forms of organized monasticism in the history of religion. It is also one of the most fundamental institutions of Buddhism. Monks and nuns are c...
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...
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 ...
Buddhist monasteries
Vihara (विहार, vihāra) is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery. It originally meant "a secluded place in which to walk", and referred to "dwellings" or "refuges" used by wandering monk...
List of cave monasteries
A cave monastery is a monastery built in caves, with possible outside facilities. The 3rd century monk, St. Anthony the Great, known as the founder of monasticism lived in a cave.
Convent
A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers/sisters, or nuns, or the building used by the community, particularly in the Roman Catholic Church and in the Anglican Communion. The ter...
Cave monasteries
A cave monastery is a monastery built in caves, with possible outside facilities. The 3rd century monk, St. Anthony the Great, known as the founder of monasticism lived in a cave.
Monasteries in Spain
Monasteries in Spain have a rich artistic and cultural tradition, and serve as testament to Spain's religious history and political-military history, from the Visigothic Period to the Middle Ages. The...
Oughaval (County Laois)
Oughaval (Nuachongbáil), County Laois, Ireland, sometimes called Oakvale, is a townland within the present day parish of Stradbally and is the site of a sixth-century monastic settlement.
A monast...
Hermitage of St. Peter of Koriša
Hermitage and Monastery of Saint Peter Koriški (Serbian: Испосница и манастир Светог Петра Коришког, Isposnica i manastir Svetog Petra Koriškog) is a ruin of the hermitage and monastery located in...
Rinchenpong Monastery
Rinchenpong Monastery is situated above the twin villages of Rinchenpong (Richenpong) and Kaluk in West Sikkim, at a height of over 1,700 metres (5,500 ft) in the northeastern state of Sikkim, In...
Pskov-Caves Monastery
Pskov-Caves Monastery or The Pskovo-Pechersky Dormition Monastery or Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery (Russian: Пско́во-Печ́ерский Успе́нский монасты́рь, Estonian: Petseri klooster) is a Russian Or...