The Buddhist community of monks, nuns, novices, and laity.
More example sentences
- Traditionally, prior to marrying and beginning his adult life, a young man entered the sangha (the Buddhist monastic order) and spent time as a novice.
- They are also joining ‘diversity committees’ to change the racial make-up of their sanghas, or Buddhist communities.
- Members of the sangha sect, a Buddhist religious order, have likewise traditionally adopted the responsibility for the care of the sick and injured in Buddhist countries.
from Sanskrit saṃgha 'community'.
Definition of sangha in:
- The British & World English dictionary