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Punyamala shares her reflections on conducting her first public ordination

By Saccanama on Sun, 15 Nov, 2015 - 10:51

In conversation with Saccanama, Punyamala shares her reflections on conducting her first public ordination at Akashavana in September this year, particularly high-lighting its significance for the Sangha jewel.

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives No. 6 - Maitripala on Women's Ordination and Her Australian Pilgrimage

By parami on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 15:53

Parami again from “Oceania”! She’s in conversation here with her friend Maitripala who has been living in Europe for a year but is now back home and engaging with women seeking ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Great to hear the inspiration - old and new - come through as a new generation of women grapples with the challenges and joys of Buddhist practice and of community.

And as a bonus we hear a preview of her ‘Buddhas in My Pocket Pilgrimage’,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

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”.
...

Triratna News
Triratna News

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
...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives No. 3 - South Pacific Retreat

By parami on Mon, 5 Oct, 2015 - 23:19

Parami chats with Kate and Cynthia at the end of the ordination training retreat at Vijayaloka Retreat Centre in Australia. Great to hear inspiring tales from the outback as women deepen their friendships and Buddhist practice together… 

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination in India

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 23:30

Ordination in India

By Munisha on Thu, 10 Sep, 2015 - 23:30

We are happy to announce the ordination of Gurbej Cchahal Singh on 9th August at Bor Dharan retreat centre near Nagpur, India.

Public preceptor: Chandrasil 
Private preceptor: Subhuti

He was given the name Kushalveer (Indian spelling) - Kusalavira (western spelling) - ‘ethical or skilful hero’.

Kushalveer is the first Punjab-born Order member.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Triratna News
Triratna News

Women's ordinations in India

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 17:34

Women's ordinations in India

By Munisha on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 17:34

We’re delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained on 30th August at Ven. Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bor Dharan, Maharashtra, India:

Private Preceptor Vijaya
Public Preceptor Jnanasuri 

Anita Thool (South West Nagpur) becomes Amritanandi
Asha Nakhale (North Nagpur) becomes Shwetchitta
Shila Walke (North Nagpur) becomes Shubhrachitta 
Kusum Tembhurne (Pimpri Centre Pune) becomes Amritdharini 
Yamu Dhone (Amravati) becomes Amritamaya 
Prabha Shende (Amravati) becomes Ojoratna
Chanda Gedam (Amravati) becomes Aryasri
Anusaya Bhagat (Wardha) becomes Vinayasri
Sindhu...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Satyapurna's reflections on her ordination retreat in the Spanish mountains

By visuddhimati on Sat, 15 Aug, 2015 - 14:46

Here is a talk given at a special Sangha evening to welcome our new dharmacarinis back from their three month ordination retrea.

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

On 6 June 2015 at Akashavana, the Triratna Women’s Ordination Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 13 women from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the women with their Public Preceptors - Maitreyi, Padmasuri and Ratnadharini.

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Guhyaloka, 4 May 2015

By Vidyatara on Wed, 5 Aug, 2015 - 16:40

Public Ordinations - Guhyaloka, 4 May 2015

By Vidyatara on Wed, 5 Aug, 2015 - 16:40

On 4 May 2015 at Guhyaloka, the Triratna Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 12 men from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the men with their Public Preceptors - Maitreyabandhu, Satyaraja and Moksananda.

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