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Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

On Tue, 10 May, 2016 - 13:45
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We are delighted to announce the names of 20 Dharmacharis ordained on Monday 2nd May at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Public preceptor Purna
Donald Woolford
becomes Acalamuni 
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Sage who Is unwavering” (Westernised spelling Achalamuni)
Private preceptor Ratnavyuha

Public preceptor Moksananda
Armando Velasco becomes Medhāvin
A Sanskrit name meaning: “The man Of wisdom” (Westernised spelling Medhavin)
Private preceptor Samamati

Ivan Trujillo becomes Saṅghadhara
A Sanskrit name meaning “Supporter/upholder of the Sangha” (Westernised spelling Sanghadhara)
Private preceptor Keturaja

Public preceptor Satyaraja
Chris Porter becomes Dharmanātha 
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Protector of the Dharma” (Westernised spelling Dharmanatha)
Private preceptor Arthapriya

Brian Lilly becomes Arthadāsa
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who serves the goal” (Westernised spelling Arthadasa)
Private preceptor Arthapriya

Dom Goodridge becomes Maitrīdhāra
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who upholds friendship” (Westernised spelling Maitridhara)
Private preceptor Arthapriya

Meynard Vasen becomes Sīlavādin
A Pali name meaning: “Teacher of sila” (Westernised spelling Silavadin)
Private preceptor Ksantivadin

Public preceptor Arthapriya
Darren Barrenger
becomes Sthiranāga
A Sanskrit name meaning: “The most faithful and true” (Westernised spelling Sthiranaga)
Private preceptor Bodhivamsa

Wayne Bedford becomes Dānarāja
A Sanskrit name meaning: “The king of giving” (Westernised spelling Danaraja)
Private Preceptor Ratnaghosha

Fredrik Busk becomes Prasādacārin
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who proceeds with joy” (Westernised spelling Prasadacharin)
Private preceptor Satyaraja

John Cook becomes Ariyanivāta
A Pali name meaning: “He who is of noble humility” (Westernised spelling Ariyanivata)
Private preceptor Bodhivamsa

Jeremy Freeman becomes Padmamanas
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Lotus-like intelligence” (Westernised spelling Padmamanas)
Private preceptor Padmavajra

James Hedge becomes Karuṇadarśin
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who sees and understands with compassion” (Westernised spelling Karunadarshin)
Private preceptor Nandavajra  

Glenn Kitsune becomes Vīryanāga
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Serpent of energy” (Westernised spelling Viryanaga)
Private preceptor Paramabandhu

Joe Krohn becomes Sāgarasīla
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Ocean of virtue” (Westernised spelling Sagarasila)
Private preceptor Paramabandhu

Matt McCarthy becomes Padmasāgara
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Ocean of lotuses” (Westernised spelling Padmasagara)
Private preceptor Padmavajra

Michael Nielsen becomes Padmajaya
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Victory of the lotus” (Westernised spelling Padmajaya)
Private preceptor Padmavajra

Mark Shea becomes Cittamokṣa
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He whose liberation is of the mind/heart” (Westernised spelling Chittamoksha)
Private preceptor Tejananda 

Adam Showman becomes Dayānātha
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who is a lord of kindness” (Westernised spelling Dayanatha)
Private preceptor Paramabandhu

Nikolai Tutaev becomes Tārāpālita
A Sanskrit name meaning: “He who is protected by Tara” (Westernised spelling Tarapalita)
Private preceptor Satyaraja

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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