They are declared to be mendicants and enjoy all the privileges of the other mendicant orders.
Chunda prepared for the mendicants a mid-day meal, and after the meal the Buddha started for Kusinara.
Do you imagine that I am not able to supply the wants of so many mendicants?"
The most important of these, the Dadu Panthi sect, founded by Dadu about the year 1600, has a numerous following in Ajmir and Marwar, one section of whom, the Nagas, engage largely in military service, whilst the others are either householders or mendicants.
The mendicants, Dominican and Franciscan, took rapid root in England; the number of friaries erected in the reign of Henry III.