We are delighted to announce the names of the seven new Dharmacharinis ordained at Tiratanaloka on the 27th July 2022.
Public Preceptor Parami:
Alex Carr-Malcolm becomes Maitrikirana, ( long second ‘i’, dot under the ’n’, long third ‘a’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who is a moonbeam of loving kindness’ Registered spelling Maitrikirana Private Preceptor Santasiddhi
Nichola Barlow becomes Pravarasiddhi, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who has the most excellent...
Here’s a great opportunity to work with a harmonious team in a thriving sangha at the Nottingham Buddhist Centre as Women’s Mitra Convenor.
With a women’s Sangha of around 45 mitras, and 13 ordination requests, there is plenty of scope to bring in your own unique vision and ideas to create ever better conditions for the Sangha to grow and flourish in the Dharma. Some women in Nottingham are...
Danasamudra writes about her interview with Samata:
“In December last year I drove down to Tiratanaloka to interview Samata. She was staying there for several months before going on the three month retreat with Vijayamala and Vessantara. It was appropriate that I talked to her there because she was one of the women who brought Tiratanaloka, and all that it offers, into being.
Those of us who have joined the Movement and Order more recently have very little idea of how different things were...