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yes they should be merged, but both spellings should lead to the same article. the s - sh issue is due to varying standards of transcribing the term into western (latin) letters. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk • contribs) 10:52, 2 February 2006
The definition in the lede does not accurately reflect the rest of the article. The Buddha renounced asceticism and luxury and followed a "Middle Way" (as described in the body of the article). I've added more rigorous citations on the meaning of the word sramana.