On the 6th August around 80 sangha members, friends and family, attended the Public Ordination of Marion Pidgeon of the Mid-Essex Sangha. The ceremony took place in the lovely new Mid-Essex Buddhist Centre in Chelmsford, England.
Marion Pidgeon became Abhayavani (long 4th ‘a’ and long ‘i’. Dot under the ’n’), a Sanskrit name meaning “The Fearless Voiced One”.
Registered spelling Abhayavani. Private Preceptor Vanaraji Public Preceptor Parami
We are delighted to let you know that the following fourteen people have just joined the Triratna Buddhist Order. The public ordination took place on 7th June at Akashavana Retreat Centre, Spain.
Kulanandi and Subhadramati
Public Preceptor Kulanandi Andrea Eilers becomes Saranadhi (acute accent over s, dot under n, long i) A Sanskrit name meaning “She who has the wisdom of the refuges” Registered spelling: Sharanadhi Private Preceptor Prasadavati