College of Public Preceptors

Paramachitta becomes a public preceptor

On Tue, 24 November, 2015 - 15:16
Saccanama's picture

Paramachitta was appointed as a public preceptor in October and attended the recent College meeting at Adhisthana in November.

She introduces herself below.

I was ordained in 1990 at Taraloka, privately by Sanghadevi and publicly by Ratnasuri. In 1992 I left the London Buddhist Centre for Spain and along with Parami and Moksananda helped establish the Order in Valencia. I have been actively involved at the Valencia Buddhist Centre since then, in recent years being primarily involved with the women’s ordination process. In 2001 I started visiting the Mexico City Buddhist Centre to work with the women wanting to join the Order. There are still very few Spanish-speaking Dharmacharinis.  I am passionately interested in taking the Dharma across cultures, having also worked in the movement in India. I became a private preceptor in 2007 and have ordained women from Mexico, the UK and Spain.

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