Update: You can now watch the ordinations from India here thanks to Triratna India Media. We are delighted to announce that the following men have been publicly ordained yesterday (20th October 2019) at Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bordharan, India.
Public Preceptor: Adityabodhi ...
We are delighted to announce that the following women have been publicly ordained on Sunday 29th September during a five-week retreat at Golden Bay in New Zealand.
Public Preceptor Varadevi Judy Gray becomes Padmapuspa (dot under the ‘s’, long final ‘a’), a Sanskrit name meaning “(She who is like) a lotus flower”. Anglicised spelling: Padmapushpa Malini was her Private Preceptor. Ainslie Hannan becomes Sraddhanaya (accent over the ‘S’, long last three ’a’s), a Sanskrit name meaning “She...
We are delighted to announce that the following men have been publicly ordained today (24th September 2019) during a one month retreat at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre, Spain.
Public Preceptor Mahamati
Paul King becomes Viryamati, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who has energy and resolve” Private preceptor: Swadipa Gary Murray becomes Aryasara, a Sanskrit name meaning “He whose nature is noble” Private preceptor: Srikirti Frederic Rosset becomes Pavaka, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who is pure, bright, shining (like...
We are very happy to let you know the names of the Dharmacharinis ordained today.
Public Preceptor Parami
Lynne Thompson Campbell becomes Dhicitraka, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who paints wisdom” (long first ‘i’, long last ‘a’). Westernised spelling Dhichitraka. Private Preceptor Amritamati.
Ania Markiewiecz becomes Saddhajala, a Pali name meaning “Flame of Faith” (long second, third and fourth ‘a’s). Westernised spelling Saddhajala. Private Preceptor Saddhanandi.
Gerry Beasley becomes Danabhaya, a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning “She whose generosity makes her fearless” (long first,...
We are happy to announce the public ordination of ex-Dan Roberts from the Seattle Sangha at the Dharmadhara Retreat Center on 15th May, 2019.
Dan becomes Karunashanti. His new name means “He whose peace is through or from compassion.”
Shantinayaka was Private Preceptor and Viradhamma was Public Preceptor.
Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu!
We are delighted to announce that the following men were publicly ordained on Sunday 5 May 2019 at Saddhamma Pradip Retreat Center, Bhaja, Maharashtra, India.
Here are their new names:
Public preceptor Amritadipa
Private preceptor Adityabodhi Prakash Jadham, from Mumbai, becomes Danakirti (Having the fame of generosity) Shashikant Sonawane, from Yerwada, becomes Karmasena (King of action)
Private preceptor Amritadipa Vasant Kamble, from Yerwada, becomes Viryashila (Having the virtue of energy)
Private preceptor Jutindhar Bansi Kate, from Yerwada, becomes Amitruchi (Having Infinite light) Somanath Bhalerao becomes Shakyadhar (Upholder of Shakya lineage)...
We are delighted to announce that following the Public Ordination ceremony today at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain we have 15 new Order members.
Here are their new names:Public Preceptor Moksananda
Ricardo Rico becomes Acalamati, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who has an unwavering mind”.Westernised spelling: Achalamati.Private Preceptor: Nagapriya.
Bruno Mendosa Valdés becomes Ruciramati, a Sanskrit name meaning “He who has a brilliant and radiant mind”.Westernised spelling: Ruchiramati.Private Preceptor: Nagapriya.Public Preceptor Amogharatna
Hans-Dieter Lehmann becomes Pasadin, a Pali...