We are delighted to inform you that the following ordinations took place today, Buddha Day, Monday 4th May 2015, at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain.
Public Preceptor: Mokshananda Pedro Raul Vidal Anaya becomes Saddhaketu: “He whose faith is his banner”. Private Preceptor” Ratnaghosha.
Public Preceptor: Satyaraja Klaus Stock becomes Suvarnadipa: “Golden light”. Private Preceptor Saddhaloka John Gridley becomes Jinaketu: “He who has a ray of light of the conqueror”. Private Preceptor Danapriya. Tim Crosskey becomes Abhayanara: “Fearless man”. Private Preceptor Sanghadeva Ian...
By Munisha on Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 - 00:26We are delighted to announce that the following men had their public ordination ceremony at Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bordharan, Maharashtra, India on 22nd February 2015. The ceremony was attended by around 600 people, including friends and family.
Public preceptor Chandrasil Private preceptor: Amoghasiddhi Ravikar Ramteke (south Nagpur) becomes Arthakirti: “Flame of beneficial activity” Yogesh Kamble (south Nagpur) becomes Vajrakirti: “Having a diamond-like flame” Ashok Thulkar (south Nagpur) becomes Aryakirti: “Having a noble flame”
By Munisha on Sat, 20 Dec, 2014 - 20:31The following women were publicly ordained at Taraloka Retreat Centre, UK today, Saturday 20th December 2014. The ceremony was attended by around 80 people: friends, family and local sangha.
Public preceptor Parami Rachael North becomes Amaladhi, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She of stainless (pure) wisdom’ (long ‘i’). Private preceptor: Padmavajri
Erika Mansnerus becomes Dharmaprabha, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She whose light is the Dharma’ (long final ‘a’). Private preceptor: Muditasri
The Chair of the Preceptors’ College is elected by the College every five years. Dhammarati will come to the end of his second term in August 2015 and Saddhaloka is expected to take up the position in the first half of next year. Saddhaloka is currently based in Padmaloka as part of the men’s ordination...
On Monday 19 June 2014 at Guhyaloka, the Triratna Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 18 men from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the men with their Public Preceptors - Buddhadasa, Nagabodhi, Saddhaloka and Paramabandhu.
By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 20:25The following ordinations took place today Monday 9th June 2014 at Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in Spain.
Public Preceptor Nagabodhi Peter Kurisoo becomes Karunakara meaning “One who Acts with Compassion”. Private Preceptor Saramati. Steven Caldwell becomes Bodhidasa meaning “He Who Is in the Service of Enlightenment”. Private Preceptor Ratnavyuha. Aaron Matheson becomes Aryadharma meaning “Noble Dharma”. Private Preceptor Khemadhamma.
Public Preceptor Buddhadasa Kevin Griffith becomes Karunamitra meaning “Compassionate Friend”. Private Preceptor Ratnavyuha. John Fleming becomes Apada meaning “Trackless One”...