College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Vajrasana

On Tue, 8 June, 2021 - 11:43
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We are very happy to announce the public ordinations of the following 12 men at Vajrasana on Saturday 29th May 2021.

Public preceptor: Arthapriya

Peter Bennion becomes Mahaprasara (long second a), meaning “He who makes great progress”. Private preceptor: Jayagupta
Martin Payne becomes Akashasiddhi (long first and second a), meaning “One whose accomplishment is the unbounded nature of the awakened mind”. Private preceptor: Prasannavira
Pete Else becomes Kshantichara (long first and second a), meaning “He who practices patience”. Private preceptor: Jayagupta
Stephen Powell becomes Manjunara, meaning “Gentle, beautiful, charming man”. Private preceptor: Keturaja
Declan Brennan becomes Varabandhu, meaning “He who is an excellent friend”. Private preceptor: Paramabandhu
Ben Linsey-Bloom becomes Vilasamuni (long first a), meaning “The sage who shines forth”. Private preceptor: Bodhiketu

Public preceptor: Paramabandhu

Rich Gifford becomes Danaketu (long first a), meaning “He who is a beacon of generosity”. Private preceptor: Danapriya
Richard Dell becomes Prasiddhi, meaning “He who has great accomplishments”. Private preceptor: Amoghavamsa
Lawrence Xhamoni becomes Aryavasin (long first and third a). meaning “He who dwells with the noble ones”. Private preceptor: Maitreyabandhu
James Brodie becomes Khemabandhu, meaning “He who is a friend of the state of peace”. Private preceptor: Satyaraja
Kevin Mullaney becomes Prasannadeva, meaning “Divine being of clarity, purity and brightness”. Private preceptor: Yashodeva
Sanjay Poyzer becomes Suryanaga (long second a), meaning “Naga of the sun”. Private preceptor: Maitreyabandhu

Yours in the Dharma,
Arthapriya & Paramabandhu

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tonytroy's picture

Wonderful news! Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!