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Public Ordinations at Padmaloka

By padmavajra on Mon, 29 Apr, 2024 - 14:58

Public Ordinations at Padmaloka

By padmavajra on Mon, 29 Apr, 2024 - 14:58

Dear Friends,

We are delighted to announce that the ordinations of the following 19 men took place at Padmaloka Retreat Centre on 27th April 2024.

Public Preceptor Padmavajra:

Julian Haxby becomes Aryamanas - ‘He who has a Noble Mind’
Private Preceptor Mangala

Plinio Coll become Khahadaya - ‘One whose Heart is like the Sky’
Private Preceptor Rijumitra

Archie Conway becomes Kusaladhara - ‘He who bears the Skilful in Mind’
Private Preceptor Keturaja

Denis...

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Getting Lost (Dharmabytes Podcast)

By Centre Team on Mon, 29 Apr, 2024 - 11:00

Paraga offers some reflections on his personal experience of being in the Order. Excerpted from the talk Reflections On the Benefits of Being In the Order given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2016.

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Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Dharmadipa on Wed, 12 Jul, 2023 - 11:11

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By Dharmadipa on Wed, 12 Jul, 2023 - 11:11

Dear Order Members

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following seven men at Padmaloka on Saturday 1st July 2023.
 
with metta,

Dharmadipa
 
 
Public Preceptor Arthapriya:

David Culver becomes Amalavasin (long fourth a) “He who dwells in purity”
Private Preceptor: Vajrashura 
 
Andrew Bickley becomes Silaphala (long i) “He who has the fruits of ethical conduct”
Private Preceptor: Rijumitra
 
Len Dillon becomes Anandamoksha (long first a) “He who is liberated through...

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Dharmabytes: Communication Exercises

By Zac on Mon, 17 Apr, 2023 - 06:00

Mahamati recollects some of the teachings of our founder Urgyen Sangharakshita as part of the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Padmaloka. Excerpted from The Meaning of Spiritual Community Revisited, given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2016

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