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sanyasi

/sʌnˈjɑːsɪ/
noun
1.
a variant of sannyasi
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  • But the sanyasi remained sitting on my steps for long hours that night.

    Mashi and Other Stories Rabindranath Tagore
  • For some time she had given up visiting the temple, the ght, or the sanyasi.

    Mashi and Other Stories Rabindranath Tagore
  • The sanyasi said: ‘Kusum, I know there is unrest in your heart.’

    Mashi and Other Stories Rabindranath Tagore
  • Nature took the sanyasi to the presence of the Infinite, enthroned on the finite, by the pathway of the heart.

    My Reminiscences Rabindranath Tagore

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