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.
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...
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.
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”...
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.
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...
By Suryaprabha on Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 - 17:36TWOMINUTES 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 (:
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. ...