A Buddhist monk or devotee.
Pali, from Sanskrit bhikṣú ‘beg’.
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Manu walked sedately along the path. It was just an ordinary village dirt path, but on it, he felt he could follow the bhikkhu‘s path as well.
A devotee implies a dedication and a focus. The journey of a monk often starts young and it lasts a lifetime.