College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 02/05/2016

By Saccanama on Tue, 3 May, 2016 - 10:19

Ordinations at Guhyaloka 02/05/2016

By Saccanama on Tue, 3 May, 2016 - 10:19

The following 20 men were publicly ordained at Guhyaloka yesterday -

Public Preceptor Purna:

Donald Woolford becomes Acalamuni 
Sanskrit name meaning: “Sage Who Is Unwavering” (Westernised spelling Achalamuni)
Private Preceptor: Ratnavyuha


Public Preceptor Moksananda:

Armando Velasco becomes Medhāvin
Sanskrit name meaning: “The Man Of Wisdom...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Satyaraja and Maitreyabandhu on developments in the Guhyaloka ordination course

By Saccanama on Fri, 11 Mar, 2016 - 13:46

Satyaraja and Maitreyabandhu led the 4-month ordination course for men at Guhyaloka last year and began a 3-year process of implementing changes to the course. Here they explain some of their reasons for these developments.

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Paramabandhu on a new ordination retreat

By Saccanama on Thu, 12 Nov, 2015 - 16:14

Paramabandhu introduces a new ordination retreat at Guhyaloka which will run for one month in September next year. It will be a bilingual retreat in Spanish and English.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 4 May, 2015 - 17:50

Public ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 4 May, 2015 - 17:50

We are delighted to inform you that the following ordinations took place today, Buddha Day, Monday 4th May 2015, at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain.

Public Preceptor: Mokshananda
Pedro Raul Vidal Anaya
becomes Saddhaketu: “He whose faith is his banner”.
Private Preceptor” Ratnaghosha.

Public Preceptor: Satyaraja
Klaus Stock becomes Suvarnadipa: “Golden light”.
Private Preceptor Saddhaloka
John Gridley becomes Jinaketu: “He who has a ray of light of the conqueror”.
Private Preceptor Danapriya.
Tim Crosskey becomes Abhayanara: “Fearless man”.
Private Preceptor Sanghadeva
Ian...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations June 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 15:35

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations June 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 15:35
On Monday 19 June 2014 at Guhyaloka, the Triratna Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 18 men from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the men with their Public Preceptors - Buddhadasa, Nagabodhi, Saddhaloka and Paramabandhu.
Triratna News
Triratna News

18 more ordinations, at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 20:25

18 more ordinations, at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 20:25The following ordinations took place today Monday 9th June 2014 at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain.

Public Preceptor Nagabodhi
Peter Kurisoo becomes Karunakara meaning “One who Acts with Compassion”. Private Preceptor Saramati.
Steven Caldwell becomes Bodhidasa meaning “He Who Is in the Service of Enlightenment”. Private Preceptor Ratnavyuha.
Aaron Matheson becomes Aryadharma meaning “Noble Dharma”. Private Preceptor Khemadhamma.

Public Preceptor Buddhadasa
Kevin Griffith becomes Karunamitra meaning “Compassionate Friend”. Private Preceptor Ratnavyuha.
John Fleming becomes Apada meaning “Trackless One”...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Life As An Order Member

By Rijupatha on Mon, 5 May, 2014 - 17:49
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we hear Aryabandhu speaking about “Life As An Order Member.” One year after ordination, Aryabandhu talks about his experience of life as an order member. The third in a series of four talks given to men training for ordination on the ‘What Is the Order’ retreat.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations in Sydney and Spain

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Mar, 2014 - 05:21

Ordinations in Sydney and Spain

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Mar, 2014 - 05:21Sona and Maniraja write from Sydney and Spain, with news of three ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order. From Sydney, Sona says “We held the Public Ordination of Glen Davies at the Sydney Buddhist Centre at noon on 22nd March 2014. He becomes Nandavani, “He whose Voice is Joyful”, written with a line above the third a, and a dot under the third n. The public ordination was a very joyful event attended by about 60 people packing out the...
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

Thunder, bats, preceptors

By Suryaprabha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 17:36

Thunder, bats, preceptors

By Suryaprabha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 17:36TWO MINUTES of typically elemental Guhyaloka, one of two Triratna retreat centres in Spain. I was there to help with maintenance and building. I had no proper camera ): - but I had a small Canon HF10 with a mic and an iPhone 4 (:

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Men’s ordinations at Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 11 Jun, 2013 - 10:49

Men’s ordinations at Guhyaloka

By lokabandhu on Tue, 11 Jun, 2013 - 10:49The Public Preceptors are pleased to announce that the following men were publicly ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order on Monday 10th June 2013 at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain:

Public Preceptor Moksananda
Martin Silva Nava becomes Amalasiddhi. A Sanskrit name meaning “He who accomplishes the Stainless”.
Private Preceptor Arthapriya.

Mario Anselmo Peña Trujillo becomes Viryakirti (line over the first and second i). A Sanskrit name meaning “Renowned for Energy in Pursuit of the Good”.
Private Preceptor Virasiddhi.
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