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Ordination at Padmaloka

Posted by Munisha on Wed, 29 March, 2017 - 09:12
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Munisha

We are delighted to announce that on Tuesday March 28th at 2.30pm Jyotipala was publicly ordained at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, UK.

Jyotipala means ‘He who protects the light’.

His public ordination was performed by Padmavajra.

With metta,
Manjusiha

This ordination marks Jyotipala’s re-entry into the Order. Jyotipala was the first person to be ordained at Padmaloka in 1976 - with Sangharakshita as private preceptor. Sometime in the mid to late nineties, Jyotipala resigned from the Order. Unusually, he was not privately ordained again this time because Sangharakshita and he consider their connection very much alive.

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Very , very inspiring! I am very glad to hear these particular news, thanks for sharing! 

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Lovely to have Jyotipala back with us