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Public Ordination Announcement 

On Sun, 3 April, 2022 - 13:23
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We are delighted to announce that the following four people had their public ordinations on Sunday April 3rd 2022 at the Vijayaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre outside Sydney, Australia.

Veronica Toescu  becomes Satyabodhinī     
Name meaning ‘She who awakens through the truth’
Registered spelling Satyabodhini
Private Preceptor Vidyatara 

The a has the short vowel sound as in ‘cut’
The dh has a noticeably pronounced h as in ‘roadhouse’
The i is short as in ‘hit’
The ī is long as in ‘police’

Cynthia Troup becomes Karunāṇītā
(there is also a dot under the first n)                                               
Name meaning ‘She who is led by compassion’
Registered spelling Karunanita
Private Preceptor Shubhavyuha

The a has the short vowel sound as in ‘cut’
The u is short as in ‘put’
Each ā is long as in ‘father’
The ī is long as in ‘police’

Emma Wallace becomes Śuddhaśrī      
Name meaning ‘She who has the pure radiance of Awakening’
Registered spelling Shuddhashri
Private Preceptor Megha  (name given by Sudrishti)

Each ś as in sharp 
The u is short as in ‘put’
The dh has a noticeably pronounced h as in ‘roadhouse’
The a has the short vowel sound as in ‘cut’
The ī is long as in ‘police’

Claire Carpenter becomes Cittamaya    
Name meaning ‘who is made of bodhicitta’            
Registered spelling Chittamaya
Private Preceptor Padmadakini

The c is pronounced as in ‘chocolate’
The i is short as in ‘hit’
The tt is pronounced as in ‘hot tea’ and not spotty’
Each a has the short vowel sound as in ‘cut’

The Public Preceptor for the four new Order members is Maitripala.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Megha, Maitripala, Sudrishti

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