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Public Ordinations at Cintamani Retreat Centre

By Paramachitta on Sat, 22 Oct, 2022 - 10:23

Public Ordinations at Cintamani Retreat Centre

By Paramachitta on Sat, 22 Oct, 2022 - 10:23

Dear Friends in the good life,

We are very pleased to let you know that the following women received their public ordination on 21st October at Cintamani Retreat Centre, Mexico.

Public Preceptor Parami

Carmen Valle becomes Amarasimha (dot under m, long final a)
a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is a lion of the deathless state”
En español: “la que es una leona del estado de mas alla de la muerte”
Registered spelling: Amarasingha
Private...

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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 -...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination at Padmaloka

By Padmabhasa on Thu, 6 Oct, 2022 - 22:20

Public Ordination at Padmaloka

By Padmabhasa on Thu, 6 Oct, 2022 - 22:20

We’re delighted to announce that Michael Montgomery becomes Padmabhadra:

He whose goodness is like a lotus.

Privately ordained by Padmavajra and publicly ordained by Surata

With metta,

Padmabhasa,

Padmaloka Guest Master

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College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:38

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:38

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following three men at Padmaloka on Saturday 1st October 2022.
 
with metta,
 
Satyaraja

Public preceptor Satyaraja
 
Donnie Young becomes Maitrika (long second i). “He who values Friendship”
Private Preceptor: Jinavamsa 
 
Mark Chipp becomes Dayasingha (long second a). “Hero of Kindness and Compassion”
Private Preceptor: Vadanya
 
John Brierley becomes Manikaya (long second a). “He who is a collection of Jewels”
Private Preceptor: Jayagupta

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College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Mahamati on Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 - 19:55

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Mahamati on Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 - 19:55

We are delighted to announce the ordinations of the following five men at Guhyaloka on Tuesday 27th September 2022.

with metta,

Mahamati, Yashodeva and Maitreyabandhu


Public preceptor Mahamati:

Nigel Ward becomes Dharmavartin, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘He who dwells with the Dharma’ (emphasis on the third syllable)
Registered spelling Dharmavartin
Private preceptor Maitreyabandhu

Jonny Tyler becomes Shakyadharin, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘He who upholds the teaching of the Buddha’ (acute accent...

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College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana

By Paramachitta on Sat, 10 Sep, 2022 - 08:47

Ordinations at Akashavana

By Paramachitta on Sat, 10 Sep, 2022 - 08:47

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following five women took place at Akashavana on Friday the 9th September 2022.

With Metta,

Paramachitta and Maitreyi


Public Preceptor Maitreyi 
Esther McKinney becomes Sraddhamalini, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who is Garlanded with Faith, Confidence, Trust’ - acute accent on the s and macron on the 2nd and 3rd a and the final i
Registered spelling Shraddhamalini
Private preceptor Jyotismati

...

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Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:31

Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:31

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 18 people took place at Akashavana on Saturday 18th June 2022, 

With metta, Punyamala and Vajratara. 

Public Preceptor Punyamala: 

Marleen Laurman becomes Acaladevī, a Pali/Sanskrit name meaning “Goddess of unshakeable Awakening”. Registered spelling Achaladevi. Private preceptor Prajnadevi. 

Beate Lippik becomes Candraniṣṭhā, A Sanskrit name meaning “She who is devoted to the moon of Bodhicitta. Registered spelling Chandranishta. Private preceptor Jvālāmālinī. 

Catherine Dixon becomes Dayāgītā, a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning “She whose song is kindness”. Registered spelling Dayagita. Private preceptor Vimalavajrī. 

Eileen Merryweather becomes Mokṣacārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who walks the...

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Forthcoming Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 20:41

Forthcoming Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 20:41

I am delighted to let you know that the following 18 women who are currently attending the long ordination course will be having their private ordinations at various times throughout the day and night, between the evening of 12th June and the evening of 14th June.
They are

Marleen Laurman 

Beate Lippik

Catherine Dixon

Janette Hall 

Eileen Merryweather

Sara Khorasani 

Lona Kovaks 

Berni Buston 

Annie Johnson

Bärbel Wrede 

Lizzie Sparkes

Janet Hill 

Steffi Heller 

Elaine Smith

Katja Behrendt 

Claire Robillard

Sally Malsingh

Sarah Gilpin

The Public Ordination will take place on Saturday 18th June at 11.00 a.m. local Spanish time.
SADHU! SADHU! SADHU!

With metta,
Punyamala

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College of Public Preceptors

Ordination at Taraloka, Wales, UK

By sanghadevi on Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 13:26

Ordination at Taraloka, Wales, UK

By sanghadevi on Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 13:26

I am very happy to announce the public ordination of the former Cathy Williams from Gloucestershire at Taraloka on 9th June.

Cathy becomes Maitrisuri : accute accent on s, macron on 2nd & 3rd i & u. 

A Sanskrit name meaning Heroine of Loving Kindness.

Resistered spelling: Maitrishuri

Anoma was the Private Preceptor, and Sanghadevi the Public Preceptor.

With metta,
Sanghadevi
 

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College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Jnanavaca on Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 - 11:54

Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Jnanavaca on Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 - 11:54

29th May 2022

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following people took place at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre on Sunday 29th May 2022

With Metta,

Paramabandhu and Jnanavaca 

Public preceptor Jnanavaca:
Bill Bowles becomes Satyacārin. A Sanskrit name meaning ‘He who lives in accordance with the Truth’. Registered spelling Satyacharin. Private preceptor Abhayavajra.

Frédéric Menalda becomes Amoghapāla. A Sanskrit name meaning ‘Unfailing Guardian’. Registered spelling Amoghapala. Private...

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