College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Saddhamma Pradip 

By Vijaya on Fri, 5 Apr, 2024 - 10:09

Ordinations at Saddhamma Pradip 

By Vijaya on Fri, 5 Apr, 2024 - 10:09

Namo Buddhay, Jaibhim.
 
We are delighted to let you know the names of the new Dharmacharinis who were publicly ordained at Saddhamma Pradip, Bhaja, in Pune on 25th March 2024.
 
Public Preceptor Shubhajaya:
 
Lata Kasabe becomes Vimoksha meaning “Liberated”
Private preceptor Abhayavati
 
Anuradha Kate becomes Vipulratna meaning “One who has an abundance of jewels”
Private preceptor Abhayavati
 
Rohini Sawant becomes Anomacitta meaning “One who has an excellent mind”
Private...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations at Bhaja Retreat Centre

By Dassini on Fri, 21 Oct, 2022 - 08:20

Public Ordinations at Bhaja Retreat Centre

By Dassini on Fri, 21 Oct, 2022 - 08:20

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following fourteen men at Saddhamma Pradeep Meditation centre, Bhaja, India on Friday 14th October 2022.
 
with metta,
 
Ratnasila

Public Preceptor Ratnasila

Raosaheb Sawant becomes Kushalbal 
Private Preceptor - Loknath

Bhaurao Bhagat becomes Shraddhamuni
Private Preceptor - Jnandhvaja

Vaibhav Sonawane becomes Divyakirti 
Private Preceptor - Chandrabodhi

Ravi Bhalerao becomes Bhadrapal
Private Preceptor -...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Bhaja Retreat Centre

By Dassini on Fri, 21 Oct, 2022 - 08:14

Public Ordinations at Bhaja Retreat Centre

By Dassini on Fri, 21 Oct, 2022 - 08:14

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following fourteen men at Saddhamma Pradeep Meditation centre, Bhaja, India on Friday 14th October 2022.
 
with metta,
 
Ratnasila

Public Preceptor Ratnasila

Raosaheb Sawant becomes Kushalbal 
Private Preceptor - Loknath

Bhaurao Bhagat becomes Shraddhamuni
Private Preceptor - Jnandhvaja

Vaibhav Sonawane becomes Divyakirti 
Private Preceptor - Chandrabodhi

Ravi Bhalerao becomes Bhadrapal
Private Preceptor -...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre, Bhaja, India

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 7 May, 2019 - 11:31

Public Ordinations at Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre, Bhaja, India

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 7 May, 2019 - 11:31

We are delighted to announce that the following men were publicly ordained on Sunday 5 May 2019 at Saddhamma Pradip Retreat Center, Bhaja, Maharashtra, India.

Here are their new names:

Public preceptor Amritadipa

Private preceptor Adityabodhi
Prakash Jadham, from Mumbai, becomes Danakirti (Having the fame of generosity)
Shashikant Sonawane, from Yerwada, becomes Karmasena (King of action)

Private preceptor Amritadipa
Vasant Kamble, from Yerwada, becomes Viryashila (Having the virtue of energy)

Private preceptor Jutindhar
Bansi Kate, from Yerwada, becomes Amitruchi (Having Infinite light)
Somanath Bhalerao becomes Shakyadhar (Upholder of Shakya lineage)


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Triratna News
Triratna News

Women's ordinations in India

By Munisha on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 09:19

Women's ordinations in India

By Munisha on Tue, 29 Mar, 2016 - 09:19

We’re delighted to announce the ordinations of following women at Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre, Bhaja, Maharashtra, India on 12th March 2016.

Private Preceptor: Jnanasuri
Public Preceptor: Karunamaya

Sangeeta Kamale becomes Sriarya
“She who is pure, excellent, noble”

Pratibha Katare becomes Amoghamani
“She who has the jewel of success”

Ashwini Gaiakawad becomes Yashokirti
“She who is famous through success”
(The three women above are from Chunabhatti centre, Mumbai)

Nanubai Salawe becomes Kshantipriya
“She who loves patience, forgiveness”
(Kshantipriya is from Upanagar centre, Mumbai)

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Triratna News
Triratna News

The Triratna Buddhist Order is 2,000 strong!

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Feb, 2016 - 08:58

The Triratna Buddhist Order is 2,000 strong!

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Feb, 2016 - 08:58

The following men were publicly ordained at Bhaja, India, on 24th January 2016, bringing the total number of living Order members worldwide to 2,000. Around 1,000 people attended the ceremony.

The public preceptors were Amoghasiddhi, Amritdip, Yashosagar, Subhuti and Sona but we do not have the details of which men were ordained by Amoghasiddhi, Amritdip and Yashosagar.

Shamsundar D. Jondhale becomes Chandragarbha
Meaning of name: Cool like the interior of the moon
Private preceptor: Chandrabodhi

Manik D. Akhade becomes  Kalyanaratna
Private preceptor: Jnanadhvaja

Yashvant Shripati Gholap becomes Samantratna
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