Ordinations at AkashavanaOn Wed, 22 June, 2022 - 14:34
We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 18 people took place at Akashavana on Saturday 18th June 2022,
With metta, Punyamala and Vajratara.
Public Preceptor Punyamala:
Marleen Laurman becomes Acaladevī, a Pali/Sanskrit name meaning “Goddess of unshakeable Awakening”. Registered spelling Achaladevi. Private preceptor Prajnadevi.
Beate Lippik becomes Candraniṣṭhā, A Sanskrit name meaning “She who is devoted to the moon of Bodhicitta. Registered spelling Chandranishta. Private preceptor Jvālāmālinī.
Catherine Dixon becomes Dayāgītā, a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning “She whose song is kindness”. Registered spelling Dayagita. Private preceptor Vimalavajrī.
Eileen Merryweather becomes Mokṣacārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who walks the path of freedom”. Registered spelling Mokshachara. Private preceptor Saddhahadayā.
Berni Buston becomes Satyasārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose essence or strength is truth”. Registered spelling Satyasara. Private preceptor Amṛtamati.
Bärbel Wrede becomes Satyatārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is a star of truth”. Registered spelling Satyatara. Private preceptor Sucimanasa.
Lizzie Sparkes becomes Jayadhī, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who has the wisdom of victory”. Registered spelling Jayadhi. Private preceptor Vajratāra.
Janet Hill becomes Amṛtasakhī, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is a friend of the deathless nectar of immortality”. Registered spelling Amritasakhi. Private preceptor Karuṇādhī.
Claire Robillard becomes Tyāgatāra, a Sanskrit name meaning “One who is a star of generosity”. Registered spelling Tyagatara. Private preceptor Vimalasārā
Sarah Gilpin becomes Sūryahṛdayā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose heart is like the sun”. Registered spelling Suryahridaya. Private preceptor Vidyāśrī.
Public Preceptor Vajratara:
Janette Hall becomes Kamalā, a Sanskrit name meaning “Red Lotus”. Registered spelling Kamala. Private preceptor Tārādākinī.
Sara Khorasani becomes Candradhī, a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning “One whose wisdom is like the moon”. Registered spelling Chandradhi. Private preceptor Tārādākinī.
Lona Kovaks becomes Siṃghaśūrī, a Sanskrit name meaning “Lionness-like heroine”. Registered spelling Singhashuri. Private preceptor Padmadhāriṇī.
Annie Johnson becomes Śubhadhī, a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose wisdom is from beauty”. Registered spelling Shubhadhi. Private preceptor Jvālāmālinī
Steffi Heller becomes Ākāśasārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose essence is like open space. Registered spelling Akashasara. Private preceptor Prasadavati.
Elaine Smith becomes Tamojyoti, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is a light in the darkness”. Registered spelling Tamojyoti. Private preceptor Sunada.
Katja Behrendt becomes Akṣayapradīpā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is an inexhaustible lamp”. Registered spelling Akshayapradipa. Private preceptor Karuṇādhī.
Sally Malsingh becomes Dharmalīlā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who has the grace and beauty of the Dharma”. Registered spelling Dharmalila. Private preceptor: Vimalavajrī.