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Monasticism
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Monasticism is based on loving to be completely devoted to worship.

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Monasticism systems: 1- Solitude (Hermits): a monk lives in a cell or cave. 2- Coenobitic discipline where monks live together, participating in some prayers and eat together.3- Communal Order: where groups of monks live together having the same spiritual father. They live in separate cells apart from each other. They meet together weekly, on Saturdays and Sundays.

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