A chief priest of a temple or the head of a monastery.
More example sentences
- A majority of the mahants criticised the Sangh Parivar for the deterioration of the temple town.
- But these mahants again donated this land to Baba Bhairon Nath who built a Shiv temple on a part of the land.
- Meanwhile, the selection of the new mahant is likely to take two to three months.
Definition of mahant in:
- The US English dictionary