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Ordinations at Akashavana

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:19

Ordinations at Akashavana

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:19

We are delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained at Akashavana, Spain, on Friday 16th September:

Public preceptor: Padmasuri

Claire Brown becomes Amrtavani (the third ‘a’ is long as is the final ‘i’).
Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She who plays the music of the deathless’, or ‘She whose song is limitless’
Westernised spelling: Amritavani
Private preceptor: Dhatvisvari

Anneke Dekker becomes Maitridaya (second ‘i’ is long as are second and third ‘a’).
Sanskrit name meaning: ‘Giver of maitri’
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Ordinations at Akasavana

By Munisha on Sun, 7 Jun, 2015 - 12:12

Ordinations at Akasavana

By Munisha on Sun, 7 Jun, 2015 - 12:12

The following women were publicly ordained at Akashavana on Saturday 6th June 2015:

Public Preceptor Maitreyi
Kia Almegard becomes Vimaladhi, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She whose Wisdom is Pure’ (long final ‘i’). 
Westernised spelling: Vimaladhi
Private preceptor: Sridevi
Bente Kjønstad becomes Muditadevi, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘Goddess of sympathetic joy’ (long final ‘i’). 
Westernised spelling: Muditadevi
Private preceptor: Sridevi
Su Akbar Khan becomes Sujhayini, a Pali or Sanskrit name meaning ‘She whose intent is excellent’ (long ‘a’ and final ‘i’).
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15 ordinations in Europe

By Munisha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 18:06

15 ordinations in Europe

By Munisha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 18:06Public Ordinations at Akashavana

We are delighted to announce that the following ordinations took place at Akashavana on 2nd June, 2014. All names are Sanskrit unless otherwise stated.

Public Preceptor: Parami
Terry Lockley becomes Sanghagita (long ‘i’, long final ‘a’) - She whose Song is of the Sangha. Westernised spelling: Sanghagita. Private Preceptor: Kalyanasri.

Jo Burbridge becomes Hridayagita (long ‘i’, long final ‘a’) - Song of the Heart. Westernised spelling: Hridayagita. Private Preceptor: Saddhanandi.

Carol Bloyce...
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Ten women ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Mon, 17 Sep, 2012 - 06:13

Ten women ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Mon, 17 Sep, 2012 - 06:13Parami writes with the delightful news of the ordinations of a very international group of ten women into the Triratna Buddhist Order, saying - “The following women had their public ordinations at Akashavana in Spain on 14th September 2012:

Louisa Drewett (Norwich, UK) becomes Sraddhadhi (acute accent over ‘s’, long second ‘a’, and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name which means ‘she who has wisdom with faith’; westernised spelling: Shraddhadhi; private preceptor: Kalyanasri.

Kristina Karlsson (Stockholm, Sweden) becomes...
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Ordinations in Akashavana and Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 12 Jun, 2012 - 11:58

Ordinations in Akashavana and Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 12 Jun, 2012 - 11:58We’re delighted to announce the ordinations of 9 women and 13 men in Spain, at Triratna’s Akashavana and Guhyaloka retreat centres respectively. Here’s the details:

The following women were ordained at Akashavana retreat centre 11th June 2012:

Public Preceptor Parami:
Ingrid Wiklund-Landin becomes Pavarabodhi (Pali) which means Noble Awakening.
Private Preceptor Taraka

Jo Robinson becomes Shraddhasiddhi which means She whose Accomplishment is Faith.
Private Preceptor Subhadramati

Public Preceptor Padmasuri:
Angela Cameron becomes Candrashri which means Light...
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Forthcoming ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 08:26

Forthcoming ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order

By lokabandhu on Tue, 5 Jun, 2012 - 08:26Three major public ordination ceremonies will be held in the next few days, welcoming men and women from around the world into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

From Guhyaloka in Spain, Maniraja writes to say - “The private Ordinations of the men attending the 4 month Guhyaloka retreat will take place between June 2nd and 4th and the public Ordination ceremony - by invitation only - will take place at 12pm local Spanish time on Monday 11th June 2012”. From...