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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Padmasuri welcomes her good friend Malini to the College

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 1 Dec, 2017 - 18:02

Padmasuri welcomes her good friend Malini to the College

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 1 Dec, 2017 - 18:02

It is our great good fortune that Malini has joined the College of public preceptors and just attended her first college meeting at Adhisthana.  Malini’s initial contact with Bhante was attending a meditation class led by him in the basement room of Sakura in Monmouth street, central London, in 1967.  Today she is the longest standing Dharmacharini in the world – quite an accolade!  Ordained  in 1969 at the...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Tue, 27 Sep, 2016 - 09:39

Ordinations at Akashavana September 2016

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors 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...