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Public ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 4 May, 2015 - 17:50

Public ordinations at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Mon, 4 May, 2015 - 17:50

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...

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Triratna News

Ordinations at Bordharan, India

By Munisha on Sun, 1 Mar, 2015 - 00:26

Ordinations at Bordharan, India

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”


Public preceptor Amoghasiddhi
...
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Ordinations at Taraloka, UK

By Munisha on Sat, 20 Dec, 2014 - 20:31

Ordinations at Taraloka, UK

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

Jenny Franks becomes Saranasiri, a Pali...
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Triratna News

Ordinations in New Zealand

By Munisha on Sun, 5 Oct, 2014 - 00:17

Ordinations in New Zealand

By Munisha on Sun, 5 Oct, 2014 - 00:17At a public ordination held on Thursday 2nd in Golden Bay, New Zealand, eight new Dharmacharinis joined the Order.

Public preceptor Varadevi

Sue Walker becomes Prasadajata (Sanskrit) - “Born/arisen with purity”
Private preceptor Maitripala
Jodie Dempster becomes Rijumayi (Sanskrit) - “Filled with integrity”
Private preceptor Dharmanandi
Janet Bremner becomes Sagaradhi (Sanskrit) - “She whose knowledge and wisdom are like the ocean”
Private preceptor Malini
Dianne May becomes Kusalamani (Pali) - “She whose jewel is skillfulness”
Private preceptor Dharmanandi
...
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Sydney Buddhist Centre

Sydney Buddhist Centre on Soundcloud

By Bodhidasa on Tue, 9 Sep, 2014 - 00:32
You can hear the talks you missed here at our new place on Soundcloud.
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Chair-elect for the College of Public Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:45

New Chair-elect for the College of Public Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:45Triratna’s College of Public Preceptors has announced the election of Saddhaloka as its new Chair, to take over from Dhammarati in 2015.

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...
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations March 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 17:33

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations March 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 17:33
On 22 March 2014 at the Guhyaloka Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains two men - Vimokkhadipa and Silamani - were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by Public Preceptor Moksananda.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

India Public Ordinations January 2013

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 17:01

India Public Ordinations January 2013

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 17:01
On January 27 2013 at the Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre, Bhaja, India, 16 Indian women were publicly ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by Public Preceptors Jnanasuri and Karunamaya.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations June 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 15:35

Guhyaloka Public Ordinations June 2014

By Vidyatara on Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 15:35
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.
Triratna News
Triratna News

18 more ordinations, at Guhyaloka

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 20:25

18 more ordinations, at Guhyaloka

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”...

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