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Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 - 12:14

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Munisha on Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 - 12:14

We are delighted to announce that the following men were publicly ordained on Saturday 30th September:

Public preceptor: Surata

Terry Diffey becomes Prasannamanas
meaning ’He whose mind is clear’
Private preceptor: Yashodeva

Public preceptor: Satyaraja

Lindsay Robertson becomes Akashavajra
(long first and second a)
meaning ‘He who has the qualities of both diamond and sky’
Private preceptor: Suriyavamsa

Les Robertson becomes Shantivajra
(long first a)
meaning ’Diamond thunderbolt of peace’
Private preceptor: Suriyavamsa

Public preceptor: Maitreyabandhu

Kelvin Heron becomes Shuddhavasin
(long second a)
meaning ’He who abides in purity’
Private preceptor: Dharmadipa

Mark...

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Ordinations at Aryaloka, USA

By Munisha on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 22:03

Ordinations at Aryaloka, USA

By Munisha on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 22:03

We are pleased to announce two ordinations celebrated at Aryaloka Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA on Sunday 27th August 2017.

Rochelle Gatlin becomes Medhahshri
Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who has the luster of wisdom’
Public preceptor Ashokashri
Private preceptor Karunadevi

Steve Wade becomes Chittavan
Sanskrit/Pali name meaning ‘Intelligent, kind-hearted’
Public preceptor Nagabodhi
Private preceptor Suddhayu

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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Ordinations at Guhyaloka / Ordenaciones en Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 - 13:23

Ordinations at Guhyaloka / Ordenaciones en Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 - 13:23

We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of 11 new Dharmacharis on Saturday 1st October at a bilingual Spanish-English retreat at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Estoy muy contento de anunciar los nombres de once nuevos Dharmacharis que se ordenaron el sábado 1 de octubre en un retiro bilingüe en el centro de retiros de Guhyaloka, España.

Public preceptor/Preceptor público: Mahamati

Mat New 
becomes Saṅgharuci,
a Sanskrit name meaning “He who longs for spiritual community”
(Westernised spelling Sangharuchi).
Private preceptor: Sanghadeva
se convierte en Saṅgharuci,
...

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The Triratna Buddhist Order is 2,000 strong!

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Feb, 2016 - 08:58

The Triratna Buddhist Order is 2,000 strong!

By Munisha on Wed, 3 Feb, 2016 - 08:58

The following men were publicly ordained at Bhaja, India, on 24th January 2016, bringing the total number of living Order members worldwide to 2,000. Around 1,000 people attended the ceremony.

The public preceptors were Amoghasiddhi, Amritdip, Yashosagar, Subhuti and Sona but we do not have the details of which men were ordained by Amoghasiddhi, Amritdip and Yashosagar.

Shamsundar D. Jondhale becomes Chandragarbha
Meaning of name: Cool like the interior of the moon
Private preceptor: Chandrabodhi

Manik D. Akhade becomes  Kalyanaratna
Private preceptor: Jnanadhvaja

Yashvant Shripati Gholap becomes Samantratna
...

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18 ordinations in India

By Munisha on Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 - 21:06

18 ordinations in India

By Munisha on Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 - 21:06

We are delighted to announce the ordinations of the following men at Hsuan Tsang Retreat centre, Bordharan, India, on 11th October 2015.

Public preceptor Amoghasiddhi
Private preceptor Amrutdeep

Y. K Jagatap from Thane becomes Pradnyaveer, which means “Wise hero”.
Private preceptor Nagaketu
Dhanaraj Dabrase from Katol becomes Karunaratna, which means “The jewel of compassion”.
Dattuji Gadage from Varud becomes Bodhinandan, which means “One who rejoices in Enlightenment”. 
Prakash Adhav from Varud becomes Tejomuni, which means “An illustrious sage”.
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Ordinations at Adhisthana and Padmaloka

By Munisha on Wed, 7 Oct, 2015 - 07:48

Ordinations at Adhisthana and Padmaloka

By Munisha on Wed, 7 Oct, 2015 - 07:48

We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of the following men:

At Adhisthana on Saturday 26th September 2015:

Public Preceptor Sona
Douglas Hastings was re-admitted to the Order. Having previously been ordained as Ajitasena and later resigned, he retains the same name, which means ‘He who cannot be conquered’.
Private Preceptor: Sona

At Padmaloka on 1st October 2015:

Public preceptor Arthapriya
James Wilde became Dharmadhira, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘Steadfastness in the Dharma’. (Long ‘i’)
Westernised spelling: Dharmadhira
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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...

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