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Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Order Convention 2018 - New Order Members Saying Hello!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:04

Every time the Triratna Buddhist Order gathers for an international Convention, we have a delightful ritual where Order Members who have been ordained in the last couple of years introduce themselves. Here’s a selection of the many who said hello at the Order Convention in Bodhgaya India, 4th Feb 2018.

Thanks to Clear Vision for filming!

See all posts from the 2018 Convention...

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Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Update: The ordination of Mokshasara and Shramanveer is now over - watch again here or on Facebook!

(Note: To hear the sound click unmute. If you can’t see the mute button please enter full screen mode first.)

As we close the week-long Order retreat and turn towards our Convention marking the 50th anniversary of Triratna and the Order itself, we are in Bodhgaya, India, to bring you live coverage of a public ordination under the Bodhi tree.

Bharati Uttam Shetty...

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Triratna News

Notable ordination statistics for 2017

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 - 21:52

Notable ordination statistics for 2017

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 - 21:52

The twin ordination ceremonies held in India on 17th December 2017 saw the entry of 68 people to the Order (21 women and 47 men); the largest number of people to enter the Order on one day in the Order’s 50 years.

There were 146 ordinations worldwide in 2017 (73 women and 73 men). This is the largest number of people to have entered the Order in one year.

2017 also saw 16 resignations (8 women and 8 men)....

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The College of Public Preceptors

47 men ordained at Bordharan in India 17th December 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 4 Jan, 2018 - 15:04

47 men ordained at Bordharan in India 17th December 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 4 Jan, 2018 - 15:04

On Sunday 17th December 2017, the largest number of ordinations on any one day in the history of Triratna occurred in India.

The following 47 men were ordained at Bordharan retreat centre and, as previously posted, 21 women were ordained on the same day at Bhaja

1 Kashinath Jadhav from Thane becomes Anomaditya

2 Shukhdev Wankhede from Ulhasnagar becomes Maniveer

3...

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The College of Public Preceptors

21 women's ordinations in India December 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 09:01

21 women's ordinations in India December 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 09:01

Dear friends

We are very happy to announce that on Sunday 17 December 2017 the following 21 women had their public ordination at Saddhamma Pradeep retreat centre Bhaja.

This is the largest number of Dhammacharinis to be ordained at one time in India.


Private Preceptor Karunamaya:

1) Sunanda Popatkar, Nagpur
becomes Shraddhakirti
Name meaning: She...

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The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations in Manchester and Dublin on 7th October 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 - 09:59

Ordinations in Manchester and Dublin on 7th October 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 - 09:59

Saturday October 7th 2017 was a special day with 2 public ordinations staking place. First, at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, Claire Walsh became Nischalasri, having been privately ordained by Amritamati at Tiratanaloka and then publicly ordained by Dayanandi in her home town Buddhist Centre. Then, a few hours later, Keith Hogan had his public ordination in Dublin (the first to take place on Irish soil)...

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Ordinations at Padmaloka September 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 1 Oct, 2017 - 18:00

Ordinations at Padmaloka September 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sun, 1 Oct, 2017 - 18:00

Ordinations at Padmaloka

The following men had their public ordination on Saturday 30th September at Padmaloka

Public Preceptor Surata:

Terry Diffey becomes Prasannamanas
Name meaning: He whose mind is clear
Private Preceptor: Yashodeva

Public Preceptor Satyaraja:

Lindsay Robertson becomes Akashavajra (long first and second a)
Name...

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The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sat, 23 Sep, 2017 - 12:17

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2017

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Sat, 23 Sep, 2017 - 12:17

The following women received their Public Ordination on 16th September 2017 at Akashavana:

Public preceptor Parami:

Elizabeth Hellard becomes Kamalasiri,
a Pali name meaning: ‘She who has the beauty of a lotus’. 
Westernised spelling: Kamalasiri.
Private Preceptor: Dayalocana.

Penny Strange becomes Vidyamani,
a Sanskrit / Pali name meaning: ‘She who is like...

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Ordinations at Aryaloka, USA

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 22:03

Ordinations at Aryaloka, USA

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News 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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