College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination in Australia

On Sun, 12 March, 2023 - 09:29
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Dear Friends,

We are delighted to announce that Angela Riley from Melbourne, Australia was publicly ordained at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre on Sunday 12th March, 2023. 

She becomes Pasannā. 

The a has the short vowel sound as in ‘cut’. The ā as in ‘father’. Emphasis on the second syllable.

Name meaning: She who is happy, bright, clear, virtuous and devoted.  

Registered spelling: Pasanna
Public Preceptor: Maitripala
Private Preceptor: Chittaprabha

With metta,


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