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Obituary for Shraddhapushpa 1930-2020

By Centre Team on Thu, 4 Jun, 2020 - 12:17

Obituary for Shraddhapushpa 1930-2020

By Centre Team on Thu, 4 Jun, 2020 - 12:17

Shraddhapushpa (Susy Powlesland) was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 2003. Shraddhapushpa means - “Flower of Faith”. She was a “radical educationalist” with a long engagement working with children and supporting black and minority ethnic communities. In 2007 she was appointed MBE (a British honour that is awarded to a person by the Queen for a particular achievement) for services to Black, Asian, and minority ethnic people in east London. 

Shraddhapushpa died on Wednesday 13th May at the age of 90.
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