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’ ...
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’). ...
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.
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...
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...