College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Women's ordinations at Bordharan, India January 2017

By Saccanama on Thu, 2 Feb, 2017 - 15:37

Women's ordinations at Bordharan, India January 2017

By Saccanama on Thu, 2 Feb, 2017 - 15:37

Women’s Ordinations in India

The following 12 women were  ordained at Bordharan retreat centre, Maharashtra India on Sunday 15 January 2017.

Private Preceptor Vijaya:

Supriya Akshobhy - North Nagpur becomes Nityashri, Permanent Glory

Kusumlata Goutam - Dehradun, Uttarakhand becomes Aryadarshini, One who knows/sees the Arya - noble one

Babita Bhan...

Triratna News
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Ordinations at Bordharan, India

By Munisha on Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 - 14:06

Ordinations at Bordharan, India

By Munisha on Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 - 14:06

We are delighted to announce the public ordinations of the following 12 women, at Bordharan Retreat Centre, Maharashtra, India on Sunday 15th January 2017.

Private preceptor Vijaya
Public preceptor Jnanasuri

Supriya Akshobhy - North Nagpur - becomes Nityashri, “Permanent glory”
Kusumlata Goutam - Dehradun, Uttarakhand - becomes Aryadarshini, “One who knows/sees the Arya - noble one”
Babita Bhan - Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh - becomes Ratnavajri, “A jewel-vajra”
Chandrakanta Bouddha - Dehradun, Uttarakhand - becomes Vinayadarshini, “One who observe the vinaya-discipline”

Private preceptor Jnanasuri
...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2016

By Saccanama on Tue, 27 Sep, 2016 - 09:39

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2016

By Saccanama on Tue, 27 Sep, 2016 - 09:39

At Akashavana on 16th September the following women received their public ordination:

Public Preceptor: Padmasuri

Claire Brown becomes Amrtavani (the third ‘a’ is long as is the final ‘i’).
Sanskrit name meaning: ’She who plays the music of the deathless’ ‘she whose song is limitless’
Westernised spelling: Amritavani
Private Preceptor: Dhatvisvari

Anneke...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations in New Zealand

By Munisha on Sun, 18 Sep, 2016 - 21:16

Ordinations in New Zealand

By Munisha on Sun, 18 Sep, 2016 - 21:16

We are delighted to announce the names of three new Dharmacharinis ordained on 17th September at Golden Bay, New Zealand.

Public Preceptor Varadevi

Andrea Gill becomes Ujjalamati
(Pali - all short vowels)
Private Preceptor: Dharmanandi
Meaning of name: She whose mind is radiant

Public preceptor Dharmanandi

Kate Drury becomes Saccattha
(Pali - long second and last a)
Meaning of name: She whose goal is the Truth
Private Preceptor Varadevi

Natalie Grace becomes Karunajoti
(Pali -  long second a and long i)
Meaning of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Akashavana

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:19

Ordinations at Akashavana

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:19

We are delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained at Akashavana, Spain, on Friday 16th September:

Public preceptor: Padmasuri

Claire Brown becomes Amrtavani (the third ‘a’ is long as is the final ‘i’).
Sanskrit name meaning: ‘She who plays the music of the deathless’, or ‘She whose song is limitless’
Westernised spelling: Amritavani
Private preceptor: Dhatvisvari

Anneke Dekker becomes Maitridaya (second ‘i’ is long as are second and third ‘a’).
Sanskrit name meaning: ‘Giver of maitri’
...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

International Order Convention 2016 - Welcoming New Order Members

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 18:00

International Order Convention 2016 - Welcoming New Order Members

By Centre Team on Fri, 19 Aug, 2016 - 18:00

One of the loveliest bits of any Order Convention is the ritual to welcome new members of the Order from around the world, ordained since the last convention (conventions happen every three years). Here are the new beings introducing themselves, complete with beautiful photographs by Upekshapriya at Clear Vision.

See all posts from the International Order Convention 2016

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

A more detailed than usual set of photos of the recent ordinations of 3 Mexicans and 3 Spaniards at Adhisthana, photos courtesy of Dhammarati.

We are delighted to announce the names of the dharmacharinis publicly ordained at Adhisthana on the 18th June 2016.

Queridos hermanas y hermanos,
nos da un gran placer anunciar los nombres de las dharmacharinis que han recibido su ordenación...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Public Ordinations at Adhisthana, June 18th 2016

By parami on Sat, 18 Jun, 2016 - 18:30

Public Ordinations at Adhisthana, June 18th 2016

By parami on Sat, 18 Jun, 2016 - 18:30

We are delighted to announce the names of the new dharmacharinis publicly ordained at Adhisthana on the 18th of June 2016.

Queridos hermanas y hermanos,
nos da un gran placer anunciar los nombres de las dharmacharinis que han recibido su ordenación publica en Adhisthana el día 18 de Junio de 2016.

Public Preceptor Parami:
Virginia Gonzalez becomes Hadayasiri, a Pali name meaning She who has Beauty in her Heart (La que tiene belleza en...

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