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Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

Posted by Munisha on Tue, 2 May, 2017 - 16:32
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We’re delighted to announce that 16 sixteen new Dharmacharis were publicly ordained on 1st May at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre.

Public preceptor: Maitreyabandhu
Kevin Croke
becomes Amalayodhin
A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a warrior whose aim is purity” 
(Westernised spelling Amalayodhin)
Private Preceptor: Paramabandhu

Public preceptor: Amogharatna
Ralf Scholle
becomes Ṛjubandhu
A Sanskrit name meaning “Upright friend” 
(Westernised spelling Rijubandhu)
Private preceptor: Nirmala

Sven Lohrey becomes Satyadhara
A Sanskrit name meaning “He who is a bearer of truth” 
(Westernised spelling Satyadhara)
Private preceptor: Jnanaketu

Roman Krebs becomes Saddhācārin 
A Pali name meaning “He who is living in faith”
(Westernised spelling Saddhacharin) 
Private preceptor: Nirmala

Public preceptor Surata
Drew Bird becomes Bodhinaya 
A Sanskrit name meaning “Wise conduct” 
(Westernised spelling Bodhinaya)
Private Preceptor: Achara

Mark Rehrl becomes Bodhijina
A Sanskrit name meaning “Victor of enlightenment” 
(Westernised spelling Bodhijina)
Private preceptor: Amogharatna

Ollie Brock becomes Prajñāmanas 
A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose Mind is Wise” 
(Westernised spelling Prajnamanas)
Private Preceptor: Maitreyabandhu.

Greg Kelly becomes Aryanaga 
A Sanskrit name meaning “The Noble Serpent” 
(Westernised spelling Aryanaga)
Private preceptor: Pramudita

David Whipp becomes Karuṇāmaṇi
A Sanskrit or Pali name meaning “He who is a jewel of compassion” 
(Westernised spelling Karunamani)
Private preceptor: Shuddkakirti

Dave Cooke becomes Aryadasa 
A Sanskrit name meaning “Servant of that which is holy” 
(Westernised spelling Aryadasa)
Private preceptor: Vadanya

Richard Dawson becomes Nāgamaṇi 
A Sanskrit name meaning “Jewel of the nagas” 
(Westernised spelling Nagamani)
Private preceptor: Vajragupta

Viktor Backström-Cook becomes Śraddhamanas
A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose mind is faithful” 
(Westernised spelling Shraddhamanas)
Private preceptor: Viryabodhi

Sam Farquharson becomes Maitrinara 
A Sanskrit name meaning “Man of loving kindness” 
(Westernised spelling Maitrinara)
Private preceptor: Maitreyabandhu

Nick Holloway becomes Vidyāketu 
A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose Knowledge is like a Flame” 
(Westernised spelling Vidyaketu)
Private preceptor: Vajrasiddhi

David Ford becomes Jñānadaya 
A Sanskrit name meaning “He whose kindness is wise” 
(Westernised spelling Jnanadaya)
Private preceptor: Maitreyabandhu

Tansel Konar becomes Maitrīvāsin 
A Sanskrit name meaning “Perfumed with loving kindness” 
(Westernised spelling Maitrivasin)
Private Preceptor: Amoghavamsa

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu! 

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