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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)...
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!
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...