Whereas warriors seeking to serve the gods might travel to Fiiel to join one of the prestigious schools of faith that train paladins, those who seek a different kind of enlightenment often take a path leading them into the Lonely Mountains of Manxiga, where they might find a monastery and train to become a monk.
By bringing together the gifts of martial arts, taught by the bugbears, and philosophy coming from the coatl, monks learn an inner control. Usually they eschew weapons, instead honing their body and mind into a single fluid object.
Monks follow the rules as set out in 1st edition Oriental Adventures. For now.