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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,
...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

3 ordinations in New Zealand September 2016

By Saccanama on Mon, 26 Sep, 2016 - 15:17

3 ordinations in New Zealand September 2016

By Saccanama on Mon, 26 Sep, 2016 - 15:17

Three Ordinations in New Zealand

Varadevi and Dharmanandi are delighted to announce the names of three new Dharmacharinis.

Public Preceptor Varadevi

Andrea Gill becomes Ujjalamati
(Pali -  all short vowels)
Private Preceptor:  Dharmanandi
Meaning of name:  She whose mind is radiant

Public Preceptor Dharmanandi

Kate  Drury becomes ...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

International Order Convention 2016 - Welcoming New Order Members

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 18:00

International Order Convention 2016 - Welcoming New Order Members

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 18:00

One of the loveliest bits of any Order Convention is the ritual to welcome new members of the Order from around the world, ordained since the last convention (conventions happen every three years). Here are the new beings introducing themselves, complete with beautiful photographs by Upekshapriya at Clear Vision.

See all posts from the International Order Convention 2016

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Welcome Back New Order Members at London Buddhist Centre

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 10:44

Welcome Back New Order Members at London Buddhist Centre

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 10:44

Inspiring short talks from order members recently back from long retreats in Spain.

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

By Saccanama on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 17:51

Day 4 - History of the Preceptors' College

By Saccanama on Fri, 5 Aug, 2016 - 17:51

The general history of the Preceptors’ College - the body responsible for ordinations into the Triratna Buddhist Order, produced by Saccanama for the 2016 Triratna International Council. 

See all posts from the International Council 2016

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Adhisthana, June 18th 2016

By parami on Sat, 18 Jun, 2016 - 18:30

Public Ordinations at Adhisthana, June 18th 2016

By parami on Sat, 18 Jun, 2016 - 18:30

We are delighted to announce the names of the new dharmacharinis publicly ordained at Adhisthana on the 18th of June 2016.

Queridos hermanas y hermanos,
nos da un gran placer anunciar los nombres de las dharmacharinis que han recibido su ordenación publica en Adhisthana el día 18 de Junio de 2016.

Public Preceptor Parami:
Virginia Gonzalez becomes Hadayasiri, a Pali name meaning She who has Beauty in her Heart (La que tiene belleza en...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

By Munisha on Tue, 10 May, 2016 - 13:45

Ordinations at Guhyaloka, Spain

By Munisha on Tue, 10 May, 2016 - 13:45

We are delighted to announce the names of 20 Dharmacharis ordained on Monday 2nd May at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.

Public preceptor Purna
Donald Woolford
becomes Acalamuni 
A Sanskrit name meaning: “Sage who Is unwavering” (Westernised spelling Achalamuni)
Private preceptor Ratnavyuha

Public preceptor Moksananda
Armando Velasco becomes Medhāvin
A Sanskrit name meaning: “The man Of wisdom” (Westernised spelling Medhavin)
Private preceptor Samamati

Ivan Trujillo becomes Saṅghadhara
A Sanskrit name meaning “Supporter/upholder of the Sangha” (Westernised spelling Sanghadhara)
Private preceptor Keturaja

...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Introducing Purna

By Saccanama on Tue, 15 Mar, 2016 - 14:09

A great interview with Purna by Nagabodhi, who has been a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order since the late 1970s and is attending his first meeting of the Preceptors College. We hear the history of the Triratna community in New Zealand and Australia, and the continuing process of ordination training in the southern hemisphere.

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Dhammadinna and Padmavajra talk about the retreats for private preceptors

By Saccanama on Mon, 14 Mar, 2016 - 11:38

One of the major areas of work for the public preceptors is the training of private preceptors, of whom there are now well over 200 worldwide. Separate retreats for men and women private preceptors happen every year at Adhisthana and Padmavajra and Dhammadinna, who have been involved in them for 10 years or more, share their reflections about these retreats.

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