Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
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50 Years, 50 Voices: Buddhadasa (Highlights)

By Zac on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 17:08

I think it began for me when I was 8 years old…


 

Buddhadasa’s Annals
In 1968 - I was 25 and working as an interior designer with a firm of architects in Bloomsbury Square, London. It was the era of drawing boards and T squares and the time of transition from Imperial to Metric. It was also the year when decimalisation began to be introduced. This was my second and half-hearted attempt to establish a career having previously discharged...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Malini (Highlights)

By Zac on Wed, 4 May, 2022 - 12:38

I have a very definite sense of something which is above and beyond mundane living, and that’s what draws me. That’s what Going for Refuge is for me.


 

Malini’s Annals
1967 - I was 17 and working as a junior secretary in the BBC Arabic service in Bush House. Here I met Ananda to be, who told me about Sakura as somewhere I could get incense however I not only got the exotic fragrance of incense but the...

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Triratna News

Public Ordination at Sudarshanaloka

By Vajrajyoti on Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 - 09:24

Public Ordination at Sudarshanaloka

By Vajrajyoti on Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 - 09:24

Dear friends,

I am very happy to announce the public ordinations of five women at Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre yesterday afternoon, 1 April 2022.

Public Preceptor Malini:

Tomoko Buce becomes Sraddharocani (acute accent on the s, macron on the second a and the i), a Sanskrit name meaning she who is radiant with faith.
Registered spelling: Shraddharocani
Private preceptor: Akasamati

Public preceptor Vajrajyoti:

Lisa Kelly becomes Gambhirachitta (macron on the first i and...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination at Sudarshanaloka

By Vajrajyoti on Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 - 09:22

Public Ordination at Sudarshanaloka

By Vajrajyoti on Fri, 1 Apr, 2022 - 09:22

Dear friends,

I am very happy to announce the public ordinations of four women at Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre yesterday afternoon, 1 April 2022.

Public Preceptor Malini:

Tomoko Buce becomes Sraddharocani (acute accent on the s, macron on the second a and the i), a Sanskrit name meaning she who is radiant with faith.
Registered spelling: Shraddharocani
Private preceptor: Akasamati

Public preceptor Vajrajyoti:

Lisa Kelly becomes Gambhirachitta (macron on the first i and...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordination in New Zealand

By ratnavyuha on Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 - 18:42

Ordination in New Zealand

By ratnavyuha on Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 - 18:42

Dear friends,

I am delighted to announce that the former Brian Moreton was publicly ordained today at the Thames Buddhist Centre.

He becomes Karunalata (the second and third ’a’ are long as in “father”), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘he who is a firebrand of compassion‘.

His private preceptor is Guhyasiddhi and his public preceptor is myself

with Metta,

Ratnavyuha

Triratna News
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Ordination in New Zealand

By ratnavyuha on Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 - 18:37

Ordination in New Zealand

By ratnavyuha on Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 - 18:37

Dear friends,

I am delighted to announce that the former Brian Moreton was publicly ordained today at the Thames Buddhist Centre.

He becomes Karunalata (the second and third ’a’ are long as in “father”), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘he who is a firebrand of compassion‘.

His private preceptor is Guhyasiddhi and his public preceptor is myself

with Metta,
Ratnavyuha

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