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We are delighted to announce the names of three new Dharmacharinis ordained on 17th September at Golden Bay, New Zealand.
Public Preceptor Varadevi
Andrea Gill becomes Ujjalamati
(Pali - all short vowels)
Private Preceptor: Dharmanandi
Meaning of name: She whose mind is radiant
Public preceptor Dharmanandi
Kate Drury becomes Saccattha
(Pali - long second and last a)
Meaning of name: She whose goal is the Truth
Private Preceptor Varadevi
Natalie Grace becomes Karunajoti
(Pali - long second a and long i)
Meaning of name: She who has the splendour of compassion
Private preceptor Varadevi
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!