College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Tiratanaloka

On Sat, 14 October, 2023 - 12:07
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We are delighted to let you know the names of the new dharmacharinis ordained at Tiratanaloka on 13th October.

Public Preceptor Parami

Liz Graham becomes Vidyadhi (long ‘a’, long final ‘i‘), a Sanskrit name meaning “She who has knowledge and wisdom”.
Registered spelling Vidyadhi
Private preceptor Taravandana

Ele Thompson becomes Aryadaya (long first and final ‘a’ ), a Sanskrit name meaning “She who has the kindness and compassion of the noble ones”.
Registered spelling Aryadaya
Private Preceptor Dharmavasini

Mita Dattani becomes Bodhivandana (long final ‘a’), a Pali name meaning “She who worships Awakening”.
Registered spelling Bodhivandana
Private Preceptor Subhadramati

Mary Purtell becomes Khemabodhini (long final ‘i’), a Pali name meaning “She who awakens to what is peaceful, safe and secure”.
Registered spelling Khemabodhini
Private Preceptor Saddhanandi

Jules Smart becomes Subhadarsa (accent above each ’s’, long final ‘a’), a Sanskrit name meaning “She who sees beauty”.
Registered spelling Shubhadarsha
Private Preceptor Amarachandra

Helen Bond becomes Srigarbha (accent above the ’s’, long ‘i’ and long final ‘a’), a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is gloriously radiant from her very core”. 
Registered spelling Shrigarbha
Private Preceptor Padmajata

Public Preceptor Subhadramati

Janet Drury becomes Prasadasila (long second and final ‘a’, accent over the second ’s’, long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose ethical conduct is pure, clear and bright”.
Registered spelling Prasadashila
Private Preceptor Padmasara

Jas Sambi becomes Saranaloka (dot under the ’n’, long third and final ‘a’), a Pali name meaning “She who is illuminated by the Refuges”.
Registered spelling Saranaloka
Private Preceptor Vanaraji

Susan McPhee becomes Padmajayini (long final ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning “She whose victory is of the lotus”.
Registered spelling Padmajayini
Private Preceptor Parami

Pamela Sandu becomes Sarajayini (long first ‘a’ and long final ‘i’, a Pali name meaning “She whose victory comes from what is essential”.
Registered  spelling Sarajayini
Private Preceptor Parami

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