College of Public Preceptors
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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Mahamati on Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 - 19:43

Public Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Mahamati on Thu, 29 Sep, 2022 - 19:43

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 on...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Chairs' Letter – July 2022

By ratnadharini on Sun, 31 Jul, 2022 - 23:49

Chairs' Letter – July 2022

By ratnadharini on Sun, 31 Jul, 2022 - 23:49

Dear Order Members and Friends,

This month we hear from two of my deputy-chairs, Punyamala and Jnanavaca, who have recently arrived back from leading Ordination courses at Akashavana and Guhyaloka.

With metta,
Ratnadharini

***

From Punyamala:

It has been my great good fortune to spend the last 11 weeks at Akashavana, the forest retreat of luminous space, leading an international ordination retreat during which 18 women entered the Order.

It feels foolhardy to attempt...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Dassini on Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 - 11:57

Ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Dassini on Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 - 11:57

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...

College of Public Preceptors
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...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Vajrasana

By Arthapriya on Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 - 11:43

Ordinations at Vajrasana

By Arthapriya on Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 - 11:43

We are very happy to announce the public ordinations of the following 12 men at Vajrasana on Saturday 29th May 2021.

Public preceptor: Arthapriya

Peter Bennion becomes Mahaprasara (long second a), meaning “He who makes great progress”. Private preceptor: Jayagupta
Martin Payne becomes Akashasiddhi (long first and second a), meaning “One whose accomplishment is the unbounded nature of the awakened mind”. Private preceptor: Prasannavira
Pete Else becomes Kshantichara (long first and second a), meaning “He who...

Guhyaloka
Guhyaloka

Updating Guhyaloka

By manjuvajra on Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 - 16:14

Updating Guhyaloka

By manjuvajra on Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 - 16:14

It has been some time since we posted something from Guhyaloka and recently we have been reviving our internet presence.

The new website address is www.guhyaloka.org (not .com although it will pass you on to .org)

And our new facebook address is https://facebook.com/Guhyaloka.Retreat.Centre

Take a look

Here is a photo of the shrine room at Uttaraloka to whet the appetite of some you men to take a longer retreat in beautiful, quiet, safe surroundings. (Click on the expansion icon to see the whole image)

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