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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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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!

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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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Ordinations at Bhaja, India

By Munisha on Thu, 8 Jan, 2015 - 19:58

Ordinations at Bhaja, India

By Munisha on Thu, 8 Jan, 2015 - 19:58The following 17 women were ordained at Bhaja Retreat Centre, India, on 4th January 2015.

This is the largest number of women to enter the Triratna Buddhist Order in India at any one time, including the first ordinations of women from the state of Gujarat.

Private preceptor Jnanasuri
Public Preceptor Karunamaya

Shital Wankhede from Thane becomes Utpala - Blue Lotus.
Savita Kosambi from Ahmedabad (Gujarat) becomes Yashonanda - She who delights in success, glory and splendour.
Kalpana...