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Men’s ordinations at Guhyaloka

On Tue, 11 June, 2013 - 10:49
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The Public Preceptors are pleased to announce that the following men were publicly ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order on Monday 10th June 2013 at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain:

Public Preceptor Moksananda
Martin Silva Nava becomes Amalasiddhi. A Sanskrit name meaning “He who accomplishes the Stainless”.
Private Preceptor Arthapriya.

Mario Anselmo Peña Trujillo becomes Viryakirti (line over the first and second i). A Sanskrit name meaning “Renowned for Energy in Pursuit of the Good”.
Private Preceptor Virasiddhi.

Public Preceptor Arthapriya
Adam Berrisford becomes Jnanadeva (accent over the first n, line over the second a). A Sanskrit name meaning “Deva of Knowledge”.
Private Preceptor Maitreyabandhu.

Andrew Wilkinson becomes Jnanabhasa (accent over the first n, line over the first and third a). A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a Light of Knowledge”.
Private Preceptor Tejananda.

Bill Park becomes Suvarnamanas (dot under the first n). A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose mind is like Gold”.
Private Preceptor Suriyavamsa.

Graham Patterson becomes Manidhara (dot under the n). A Sanskrit name meaning “Bearer of the Jewel”.
Private Preceptor Manjumitra.

Graham Tooth becomes Vimoksaja (dot under the s, Westernized spelling Vimokshaja). A Sanskrit name meaning “Born to Liberation”.
Private Preceptor Jinapalita.

James Turnbull becomes Akasamitra (line over first and second a, acute accent over the s, Westernized spelling Akashamitra). A Sanskrit name meaning “Friend of Infinite Space”.
Private Preceptor Jnanavaca.

Johan Stake becomes Bodhisakta. A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is intent on Enlightenment”.
Private Preceptor Satyaraja.

Matthew Widdowson becomes Sthanasraddha (line over first a, acute accent over second s, Westernized spelling Sthanashraddha). A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose faith and confidence is strong and firm”.
Private Preceptor Saddharaja

Obafemi Adewumi becomes Nandaraja (line over the third a). A Sanskrit name meaning “King of all Joys”.
Private Preceptor Jnanavaca.

Peter Chandler becomes Amalabandhu. A Sanskrit name meaning “Kinsman of the Stainless”.
Private Preceptor Arthapriya.

Sean Quigley becomes Ratnadeva. A Sanskrit name meaning “Deva of the Jewels”.
Private Preceptor Kamalasila.

Sebastian Beaumont becomes Maitrivajra (line over the second i). A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a Diamond/Thunderbolt of Loving Kindness”.
Private Preceptor Jnanottara.

Shaun Bhattacherjee becomes Munissara. A Pali name meaning “Lord of Sages”.
Private Preceptor Ratnaprabha

Mike Osgood becomes Vimalamoksa (dot under the s, Westernized spelling Vimalamoksha). A Sanskrit name meaning “Pure Liberation”.
Private Preceptor Shantinayaka.

If you missed them, here’s news of the recent women’s ordinations, also at a beautiful hidden location in the Spanish mountains.

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