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We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of the following men:
At Adhisthana on Saturday 26th September 2015:
Public Preceptor Sona
Douglas Hastings was re-admitted to the Order. Having previously been ordained as Ajitasena and later resigned, he retains the same name, which means ‘He who cannot be conquered’.
Private Preceptor: Sona
At Padmaloka on 1st October 2015:
Public preceptor Arthapriya
James Wilde became Dharmadhira, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘Steadfastness in the Dharma’. (Long ‘i’)
Westernised spelling: Dharmadhira
Private preceptor: Priyavajra
Brian Sender became Santighosa, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘Voice of peace’. (Accent over the first ‘s’, long first ‘a’ and dot under the second ‘s’)
Westernised spelling: Shantighosha
Private preceptor: Padmavajra
Jeff Clay became Jinaputra, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘Son of the conqueror’.
Westernised spelling: Jinaputra
Private preceptor: Amoghavamsa
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!