We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of the following 12 women, at Bordharan Retreat Centre, Maharashtra, India on Sunday 15th January 2017.Private preceptor Vijaya Public preceptor Jnanasuri Supriya Akshobhy - North Nagpur - becomes Nityashri, “Permanent glory” Kusumlata Goutam - Dehradun, Uttarakhand - becomes Aryadarshini, “One who knows/sees the Arya - noble one” Babita Bhan - Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh - becomes Ratnavajri, “A jewel-vajra” Chandrakanta Bouddha - Dehradun, Uttarakhand - becomes Vinayadarshini, “One who observe the vinaya-discipline”Private preceptor Jnanasuri...
We are happy to announce the ordination of Gurbej Cchahal Singh on 9th August at Bor Dharan retreat centre near Nagpur, India.
Public preceptor: Chandrasil
Private preceptor: Subhuti
He was given the name Kushalveer (Indian spelling) - Kusalavira (western spelling) - ‘ethical or skilful hero’.
Kushalveer is the first Punjab-born Order member.
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!
We’re delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained on 30th August at Ven. Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bor Dharan, Maharashtra, India:
Private Preceptor Vijaya Public Preceptor Jnanasuri Anita Thool (South West Nagpur) becomes Amritanandi Asha Nakhale (North Nagpur) becomes Shwetchitta Shila Walke (North Nagpur) becomes Shubhrachitta Kusum Tembhurne (Pimpri Centre Pune) becomes Amritdharini Yamu Dhone (Amravati) becomes Amritamaya Prabha Shende (Amravati) becomes Ojoratna Chanda Gedam (Amravati) becomes Aryasri Anusaya Bhagat (Wardha) becomes Vinayasri Sindhu...