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Public Ordinations Live from México! | Ordenaciones públicas en vivo desde México

By Centre Team on Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:35

Public Ordinations Live from México! | Ordenaciones públicas en vivo desde México

By Centre Team on Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:35

You’re invited to connect online with us live from the lovely retreat centre of Chintamani in Morelos, Mexico, to witness eight women being ordained (names below), accompanied by their preceptors and other dharmacharinis.

Watch live on YouTube

The public ceremony is at 12pm (local time) on Friday 21st October.

USA PST 10:00 | Mexico 12:00 | USA EST 13:00 | IE & UK 18.00 | Europe 19:00 CET | India 22:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand NZDT 06:00 (next day)

Ordinands:
Paola Valdivieso, Tania Dulché, Carolina Seminara, Lucía...

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Ordinations at Tiratanaloka

By parami on Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 - 09:47

Ordinations at Tiratanaloka

By parami on Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 - 09:47

Dear Friends,

We are delighted to announce the names of the seven new Dharmacharinis ordained at Tiratanaloka on the 27th July 2022.

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Public Preceptor Parami:

Alex Carr-Malcolm becomes Maitrikirana,  ( long second ‘i’, dot under the ’n’, long third ‘a’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who is a moonbeam of loving kindness’
Registered spelling Maitrikirana
Private Preceptor Santasiddhi

Nichola Barlow becomes Pravarasiddhi, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who has the most excellent...

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Triratna News

Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:34

Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:34

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 18 people took place at Akashavana on Saturday 18th June 2022, 

With metta, Punyamala and Vajratara. 

Public Preceptor Punyamala: 

Marleen Laurman becomes Acaladevī, a Pali/Sanskrit name meaning “Goddess of unshakeable Awakening”. Registered spelling Achaladevi. Private preceptor Prajnadevi. 

Beate Lippik becomes Candraniṣṭhā, A Sanskrit name meaning “She who is devoted to the moon of Bodhicitta. Registered spelling Chandranishta. Private preceptor Jvālāmālinī. 

Catherine Dixon becomes Dayāgītā, a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning “She whose song is kindness”. Registered spelling Dayagita. Private preceptor Vimalavajrī. 

Eileen Merryweather becomes Mokṣacārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who walks the...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:31

Ordinations at Akashavana

By punyamala on Wed, 22 Jun, 2022 - 14:31

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 18 people took place at Akashavana on Saturday 18th June 2022, 

With metta, Punyamala and Vajratara. 

Public Preceptor Punyamala: 

Marleen Laurman becomes Acaladevī, a Pali/Sanskrit name meaning “Goddess of unshakeable Awakening”. Registered spelling Achaladevi. Private preceptor Prajnadevi. 

Beate Lippik becomes Candraniṣṭhā, A Sanskrit name meaning “She who is devoted to the moon of Bodhicitta. Registered spelling Chandranishta. Private preceptor Jvālāmālinī. 

Catherine Dixon becomes Dayāgītā, a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning “She whose song is kindness”. Registered spelling Dayagita. Private preceptor Vimalavajrī. 

Eileen Merryweather becomes Mokṣacārā, a Sanskrit name meaning “She who walks the...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations in India

By lokeshvara on Sun, 3 Apr, 2022 - 13:31

Ordinations in India

By lokeshvara on Sun, 3 Apr, 2022 - 13:31

Dear Order Members,

Here is the list of new order members ordained at Nanded Urgyen Sangharakshita Meditation Centre on the 13th March 

Public Peceptor Chandrashil:

Maroti Ambaji Kadam becomes Vinayadhara - Upholder of discipline 
private preceptor Chandrabodhi

Siddhartha Tukara Lokde becomes Anantmati - Of infinite wisdom
private preceptor Anomadassi

Ishwardas R Punekar becomes Akshayamuni - Indestrucible sage
private preceptor Jnandhvaja

Ranjeet Arun Deshmikh becomes Guhyachaksu...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Chairs' Letter – January 2022

By ratnadharini on Mon, 31 Jan, 2022 - 17:31

Chairs' Letter – January 2022

By ratnadharini on Mon, 31 Jan, 2022 - 17:31

Dear Order members and friends,

A week or so ago we received news of the death, at the age of 95, of Thich Nhat Hanh, founder of the Order of Interbeing and the Plum Village tradition of Engaged Buddhism, and well known for his teachings on mindfulness, peace and ecology. I still have my copy of ‘The Miracle of Mindfulness’ from 1988, when there were far fewer Dharma publications generally available in the west, and remember how...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordination in Birmingham

By santavajri@gmail.com on Tue, 25 Jan, 2022 - 20:19

Ordination in Birmingham

By santavajri@gmail.com on Tue, 25 Jan, 2022 - 20:19

Dear friends,

I am delighted to announce that she who was Doreen Wilson from the Birmingham Sangha was ordained today, in her flat in Solihull. Doreen’s health has deteriorated rapidly in the last week, so it was decided to ordain her at home in the presence of a few friends in the Order and Mitra Sanghas, as well as most of her immediate family. It was both a joyous and poignant occasion.

Doreen becomes Candradarśanā (“C” pronounced like “ch”, “s” pronounced like “sh”, and a...

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