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College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Chintamani, Mexico

By Nagapriya on Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 - 16:40

Ordinations at Chintamani, Mexico

By Nagapriya on Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 - 16:40

I am very happy to announce the public ordination of ex Isidro Martínez and ex Oscar Gutiérrez of the Mexico City Sangha at Chintamani on Saturday 15th January, 2022.

Isidro becomes Āryavādin, a Sanskrit name meaning he who speaks like the noble ones,
Registered spelling: Aryavadin 

Private Preceptor: Samamati
Public Preceptor: Virasiddhi 
 

Óscar becomes Nityamaṇi (dot under the n), a Sanskrit name which means he who has the eternal Jewel.
Registered spelling: Nityamani
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College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations in Australia

By siladasa on Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 - 08:40

Ordinations in Australia

By siladasa on Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 - 08:40

I have pleasure in attaching the photograph and names of the three men ordained last Saturday December 11 at Vijayaloka Retreat Centre, NSW during a public ceremony hosted by the Sydney Buddhist Centre.

From left, Jinavajra (“victor of insight” - formerly Max McMullin, Sydney) Private Preceptor: Khemadhamma

Sarvadarśin (“all seeing one” - formerly Rich Batsford, Adelaide) Private Preceptor: Siladasa

Khemavajira (“he who has diamond-like security” - formerly Jonathan O’Keefe, Melbourne). Private Preceptor: Khemadhamma

Public Preceptor: Siladasa

With metta,
Siladasa

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Vajrashura on Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:10

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Vajrashura on Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:10

We are very happy to announce the Public Ordinations of the following 16 men at Padmaloka on Thursday, 26.8.2021


Public Preceptor: Satyaraja

Larry Butler becomes Sukhema, meaning “He who is very peaceful, at ease”. Private Preceptor: Vajragupta

Don Allan becomes Dhirajyoti, meaning “He whose gentleness and steadiness make him radiant”. Private Preceptor: Amoghavira

Kevin McConnell becomes Shraddhavan, meaning “He who possesses faith”. Private Preceptor: Khemaka

David Elliott becomes Akashaja, meaning “He who is born from the qualities of the sky”. Private Preceptor: Jinapalita

Giles Watts becomes Sarahadaya, meaning “He who keeps what is essential at heart”. Private Preceptor: Rijumitra

Steven Hutton becomes Akashapala, meaning “He who...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordination in Germany

By Amogharatna on Mon, 23 Aug, 2021 - 10:20

Ordination in Germany

By Amogharatna on Mon, 23 Aug, 2021 - 10:20

I am delighted to announce that the former Andreas Kernebeck was publicly ordained on Sunday 22nd August at the Essen Buddhist Centre.

He becomes Muditamani, which means ‘Jewel of Sympathetic Joy’. The emphasis is on the third syllable.

His private preceptor was Nirmala and I was his public preceptor.

With metta,

Amogharatna

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By padmavajra on Thu, 8 Jul, 2021 - 17:40

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By padmavajra on Thu, 8 Jul, 2021 - 17:40

We are very happy to announce the Public Ordinations of the following seven men at Padmaloka on Thursday, 8th July 2021.


Public Preceptor: Padmavajra

Michael Pidgeon becomes Shraddhadasa, meaning “Servant of the Faithful Heart”. Private Preceptor: Srikirti

Paul Swift becomes Aryajnana, meaning “He who has noble wisdom”. Private Preceptor: Jnanottara

 
Public Preceptor: Satyaraja

Robert Young becomes Rijudaya, meaning “Upright and Kind”. Private Preceptor: Dharmapala

Tim Knights becomes Prajnakara, meaning...

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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