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sannyasi

[ suhn-yah-see ]
/ sʌnˈyɑ si /
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noun
Hinduism. a wandering beggar and ascetic.
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Origin of sannyasi

1605–15; <Hindi: one who casts away
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sannyasi

sanyasi sannyasin (sʌnˈjɑːsɪn)

/ (sʌnˈjɑːsɪ) /

noun
a Brahman who having attained the fourth and last stage of life as a beggar will not be reborn, but will instead be absorbed into the Universal SoulAlso called: renunciate

Word Origin for sannyasi

from Hindi: abandoning, from Sanskrit samnyāsin
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