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Ordinations in Metta Vihara, Holland

On Sun, 25 April, 2021 - 09:40
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We very happy to announce the first Public Ordinations on Saturday, 24th April 2021, of the Joint Online Mainland European Ordination Retreat.

Karin van Kesteren from Diemen, The Netherlands, becomes Abhayanetri (long final ‘i’) a Sanskrit name meaning ‘she who leads from fearlessness’.

Anna van den Heuvel from Arnhem, The Netherlands, becomes Hrdayamaitri (dot under the first ‘r’, long final ‘i’) a Sanskrit name meaning ‘she whose friendship is from the heart’.

Riet Dhuyvetters from Ghent, Belgium, becomes Moksaruci (dot under the ‘s’) a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who has a zest for liberation’.

Their Private Preceptor was Sobhanandi and their Public Preceptor was Kulanandi.

The second Public Ordinations on this retreat will take place on 26th April 2021, in Berlin. 

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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Aryaraksita's picture

Sadhu, Sadhu, Sadhu!!! Abhayanetri, so lovely to hear the news of your public Ordination. Look forward to our paths crossing again sometime soon. Sundeep x x x