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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Padmasuri welcomes her good friend Malini to the College

By Saccanama on Fri, 1 Dec, 2017 - 18:02

Padmasuri welcomes her good friend Malini to the College

By Saccanama on Fri, 1 Dec, 2017 - 18:02

It is our great good fortune that Malini has joined the College of public preceptors and just attended her first college meeting at Adhisthana.  Malini’s initial contact with Bhante was attending a meditation class led by him in the basement room of Sakura in Monmouth street, central London, in 1967.  Today she is the longest standing Dharmacharini in the world – quite an accolade!  Ordained  in 1969 at the...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Malini appointed as a public preceptor

By Saccanama on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 10:19

Malini appointed as a public preceptor

By Saccanama on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 10:19

Malini introduces herself:

‘I connected with the Western Buddhist Sangha (as it was then named), in 1967. Bhante did everything and it never occurred to me that that would change. I got ordained in 1969 by Urgyen Sangharakshita and still I assumed he would do everything for ever! About a year after ordination I moved to Cornwall to see what it would be like to live alone. I planned to be there 6...