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Ordination at the London Buddhist Centre

By Paramabandhu on Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 - 11:01

Ordination at the London Buddhist Centre

By Paramabandhu on Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 - 11:01

Dear friends,

I am very happy to announce the public ordination of ex-Gus Miller took place on Sunday 5th of April at the London Buddhist Centre. The ordination was not public, but was live-streamed. You can see it here.

Gus becomes Sthiramanas, a Sansksrit name meaning Steadfast Mind.

Maitreyabandhu was his private preceptor and I was his public preceptor.

With metta,

Paramabandhu

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Join the Public Ordination at the London Buddhist Centre Livestream Here!

By akasajoti on Sat, 4 Apr, 2020 - 23:18

Join the Public Ordination at the London Buddhist Centre Livestream Here!

By akasajoti on Sat, 4 Apr, 2020 - 23:18

Welcome to the Order, Sthiramanas!

The public ordination at the London Buddhist Centre took place on Sunday 5th April at 11AM UK time. (0600AM, New York (EDT); 1200PM Europe (CEST); 1530PM Pune; 2000PM Sydney; 2200PM Auckland)

You can watch the recording here or on the LBCs Youtube Channel Note: To hear the sound click unmute. If you can’t see the mute button please enter full screen mode first.

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College of Public Preceptors

Ordination in Melbourne, Australia

By akasajoti on Sat, 28 Mar, 2020 - 22:04

Ordination in Melbourne, Australia

By akasajoti on Sat, 28 Mar, 2020 - 22:04

Dear Order members,

We are delighted to announce that Itir Binay from Melbourne, Australia was publicly ordained in Melbourne on Saturday 28th March, 2020.

Ex-Itir becomes Varadhī (last letter long i). Name meaning: She who has the highest wisdom. Westernised spelling: Varadhi

Public Preceptor: Maitripala
Private Preceptor: Chittaprabha

The ceremony was witnessed by over 100 members of our Sangha live on zoom. Here is the link of the recording which ends with a beautiful wave of sadhus around the world.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

With metta,

Maitripala

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

A forthcoming Public Ordination in Melbourne

By maitripala on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 11:10

A forthcoming Public Ordination in Melbourne

By maitripala on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 11:10

Dear Order Members,

I plan to conduct a Public Ordination for Itir Binay on Saturday 28th March at 6.30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

The ceremony will take place at the Three Cords Buddhist community (named by Bhante Sangharakshita) in Melbourne, Australia.

Chittaprabha privately ordained Itir on Thursday 12th March in NSW Australia.

In this extraordinary situation the ceremony will be attended by two Order members from the community. A large number of invited sangha and Order Members will witness the ceremony on Zoom.

We hope to be able to record...

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Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

By Centre Team on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

By Centre Team on Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Update: The ordination of Mokshasara and Shramanveer is now over - watch again here or on Facebook!

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As we close the week-long Order retreat and turn towards our Convention marking the 50th anniversary of Triratna and the Order itself, we are in Bodhgaya, India, to bring you live coverage of a public ordination under the Bodhi tree.

Bharati Uttam Shetty...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

*Updated* Welcome to the Order, Medhahshri and Chittavan!

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Welcome to New Hampshire, where we are getting the North American Order Convention underway by bringing you live coverage of the ordinations of the beings formerly known as Rochelle Gatlin and Steve Wade.

Both have already been ordained privately and given their...

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College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

Public Ordinations - Bhaja, India, January 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 24 Aug, 2015 - 14:44

On 4 January 2015, 17 women were publicly ordained at Bhaja Retreat Centre in India by Public Preceptors Jnanasuri and Karunamaya. This is the largest number of women to be ordained at one time in India. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination - London Buddhist Centre, March 8 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:51

Public Ordination - London Buddhist Centre, March 8 2015

By Vidyatara on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:51

On 8 March 2015 at the London Buddhist Centre in England, Shraddhajit was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by Public Preceptor Maitreyabandhu. 

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College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 - 10:02

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

By Vidyatara on Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 - 10:02

Dayavandana was ordained by Sanghadevi on 28 June 2015 at the Norwich Buddhist Centre.

In the early hours of 5 August 2015, Dayavandana died in hospital of complications associated with lung cancer.

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Norwich Buddhist Centre

Video: public ordination of Dayavandana (Sue Harrison) June 2015

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 1 Jul, 2015 - 11:51

Video: public ordination of Dayavandana (Sue Harrison) June 2015

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 1 Jul, 2015 - 11:51

Here’s the video of Sunday’s public ordnination of Dayavandana (Sue Harrison) at the Norwich Buddhist Centre, 2.30pm Sunday 28th June 2015.

Sue Harrison becomes Dayavandana, a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She whose devotion is compassion’.

Westernised spelling as above.
Private Preceptor: Ratnavandana
Public Preceptor: Sanghadevi

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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