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བཀའ་ལོག
བཀའ་ལོག།

one who has given up his religious vows, monk turned out of monastery for misconduct. (JV)

one who has given up his religious vows. (RY)

1) one who has turned away from his or her religious vows or precepts; 2) a former monk or nun who has left the monastic life and returned to the laity; 3) a monk or nun who has been expelled from their monastic institution. See also grwa log, "ex-monk". Erick Tsiknopoulos