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Public Ordinations at Adhisthana

On Tue, 29 September, 2020 - 09:46
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We are delighted to let you know the names of the 16 women publicly ordained at Adhisthana on Monday 28th September 2020.  

Public preceptor: Santavajri

Ng Yin Wan becomes Maitrigandhi (long second i)
A Sanskrit name meaning One who is fragrant with loving kindness
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Maitrigandhi
Private preceptor: Khemasiddhi

Genny Whiting becomes Vandanacitta (long final a)
A Sanskrit name meaning She who has a heart of devotion
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Vandanachitta
Private preceptor: Vanaraji

Michelle Healey becomes Maitrijyoti (long second i)
A Sanskrit name meaning She who is or has the light of love
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Maitrijyoti
Private preceptor: Satyalila

Carolyn Drake becomes Karunahrdaya (dot under n, long second and final a, dot under second r)
A Sanskrit name meaning She who has a heart of compassion
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Karunahridaya
Private preceptor: Sucimani

Rebecca Harvey becomes Vijayacitta (long final a)
A Sanskrit name meaning One whose (heart-)mind is victorious
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Vijayacitta
Private preceptor: Jyotismati

Clare Rodger becomes Aksayadhi (dot under s, long final i)
A Sanskrit name meaning She whose wisdom is indestructible
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Akshayadhi
Private preceptor: Candraprabha

Jackie Cooley becomes Abhayalila (long i, long final a)
A Sanskrit name meaning One whose play is fearless
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Abhayalila
Private preceptor: Shraddhamayi

Cathy Brazier becomes Bodhivasini (long a, long final i)
A Sanskrit/Pali name meaning She who dwells in Awakening
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Bodhivasini
Private preceptor: Punyamala


Public preceptor: Punyamala

Gill Parry becomes Karunasuri (dot under n, long second a, accent above s, long final u, long i) 
A Sanskrit name meaning Heroine of Compassion
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Karunashuri
Private preceptor: Taravandana

Anne Williams becomes Amalavasini (long final a, long final i)
A Sanskrit name meaning She who lives with purity
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Amalavasini
Private preceptor: Varasahaya

Public preceptor: Parami

Karen McLaughlin becomes Maitrivasini (long second i, long second a, long final i)
A Sanskrit name meaning She who dwells in/is perfumed with kindness
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Maitrivasini
Private preceptor: Moksavajri

Sheena Davis becomes Nagarani (long first a, long third a, dot under n, long i)
A Sanskrit name meaning Queen of the nagas
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Nagarani
Private preceptor: Shubha

Jen Harvey becomes Tejasara (long second a, long final a)
A Pali name meaning One whose heart is on fire
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Tejasara
Private preceptor: Vandanajyoti

Rosy Laslett becomes Khemini (long final i)
A Pali name meaning She who enjoys peace and security
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Khemini
Private preceptor: Dhammadassin

Sandy Staplehurst becomes Suvannasiha (dot under both ’n’s, long i, long final a)
A Pali name meaning She who is like a golden lion
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Suvannasiha
Private preceptor: Shantasiddhi

Sally Bridgeman becomes Gambhiradhi (long first i, long final i)
A Sanskrit name meaning She in whom wisdom is deep and profound
Westernised (Shabda) spelling: Gambhiradhi
Private preceptor: Khemasiddhi

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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