The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2017

Posted by Saccanama on Sat, 23 September, 2017 - 12:17
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The following women received their Public Ordination on 16th September 2017 at Akashavana:

Public preceptor Parami:

Elizabeth Hellard becomes Kamalasiri,
a Pali name meaning: ‘She who has the beauty of a lotus’. 
Westernised spelling: Kamalasiri.
Private Preceptor: Dayalocana.

Penny Strange becomes Vidyamani,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘She who is like a Jewel of Knowledge’. (Long first’a’ and last ‘i’ and dot under the ‘n’).
Westernised spelling: Vidyamani.
Private Preceptor: Saddhanandi.

Meera Vig becomes Aksobhini,
a Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She who is imperturbable’. (Dot under the ‘s’ and the ‘n’ and long last ‘i’).
Westernised spelling: Akshobhini.
Private Preceptor Malini.

Sharon Reed becomes Maitrisambhava,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘Born from Loving Kindness’. (Long second ‘i’ and last ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Maitrisambhava.
Private Preceptor: Candraprabha.

Lynne Khorasani becomes Prajnajaya,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘She whose Victory comes through Wisdom”. (~ above the ‘n’ and long second and last ‘a’s).
Westernised spelling: Prajñajaya.
Private Preceptor: Dassini.

Gill Davies becomes Jyotidana,
a Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She who gives light’. (Both ‘a’s are long).
Westernised spelling: Jyotidana.
Private Preceptor: Kalyacitta.

Public Preceptor Paramachitta:

Jackie Clarke becomes Maitrinita,
a Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She who is guided or led by Maitri’. (Long second and third ‘i’ and long last ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Maitrinita.
Private Preceptor: Suryagupta.

Danièle Adam becomes Acalagita,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning ‘She whose song is of the unwavering’. (Long ‘i’ and long last ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Acalagita.
Private Preceptor: Vajrapuspa.

Public Preceptor Maitreyi:

Helen Freake becomes Lilamati,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘She whose understanding is playful’. (Long first ‘i’ and first ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Lilamati
Private Preceptor: Saddhanandi.

Caroline Rogers becomes Bodhamayi,
a Sanskrit name meaning: ‘Full of Enlightenment / Awakening’. (Long ‘i’).
Westernised spelling: Bodhamayi.
Private Preceptor: Amritamati.

Ursula Brosch becomes Muduka,
a Pali name meaning: ‘She whose heart is tender and receptive’. (Long ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Muduka.
Private Preceptor: Taracitta.

Jaimie Redwood becomes Aryadhi,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘Noble-Wisdom’. (Long first ‘a’ and long ‘i’).
Westernised spelling: Aryadhi.
Private Preceptor: Srivati.

Jan John becomes Maddava,
a Pali name meaning: ‘The gentle one’. (Long last ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Maddava.
Private Preceptor: Amritamati.

Sue McKenna becomes Amalajoti,
a Pali name meaning: ‘She whose radiance is pure and stainless’. 
Westernised spelling: Amalajoti.
Private Preceptor: Vidyamala.

Cate Clark becomes Amalacitta,
a Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She whose heart / mind is stainless and pure’. (Long last ‘a’).
Westernised spelling: Amalachitta.
Private Preceptor: Vidyamala.

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