The goal behind all that practice is to reach a trance state that allows a dervish - generally a member of a Muslim religious group who often takes vows
of poverty and chastity - to feel released from her body and thus able to conquer dizziness.
He wore ordinary clothes instead of the all-white habit of the Premonstratensian Order of White Canons, which is based in Sussex and takes vows
of celibacy, obedience and poverty.
Although Bishop Devine takes a surprisingly relaxed view of sexuality, a priest takes vows
A Church which takes vows
made before God as binding.
A consecrated virgin is a woman who takes vows
of chastity under the direction of a bishop but does not join a religious order.