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Recording-breaking women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:28

Recording-breaking women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:28

We are very happy to announce that on Sunday 17th December 2017 the following 21 women had their public ordination at Saddhamma Pradeep retreat centre, at Bhaja, in India.

This is the largest number of Dhammacharinis to be ordained at one time in India.

Public preceptor Jnanasuri
Private preceptor Karunamaya
Sunanda Popatkar,
Nagpur, becomes Shraddhakirti
meaning “She who is famous for faith”.
Sujata Thool, Wardha, becomes Maitrijaya
meaning “She who conquers with loving kindness”.
Smita Jadhav, Mumbai,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Tiratnanaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 9 Oct, 2017 - 18:58

Ordination at Tiratnanaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 9 Oct, 2017 - 18:58

We are delighted to announce the public ordination of Claire Walsh on Saturday 7th October, at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, amidst a gathering of over 100 sangha, family, and other friends.

​Claire’s private ordination took place at Tiratanaloka on Wednesday 4th October, during a retreat specially arranged so that her husband and their recently adopted baby could stay with her throughout.

Claire becomes Nischalasri
(acute accent over both s to be pronounced sh; second i is long)
meaning ’She whose radiance is unwavering’.
Private...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 - 10:18

Ordinations at Akashavana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 21 Sep, 2017 - 10:18

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

Public preceptor: Parami

Elizabeth Hellard becomes Kamalasiri
a Pali name meaning ’She who has the beauty of a lotus’. 
Westernised spelling: Kamalasiri.
Private preceptor: Dayalocana

Penny Strange becomes Vidyamani
a Sanskrit/Pali name meaning ’She who is like a jewel of knowledge’.
(Long first’a’ and last ‘i’ and dot under the ‘n’)
Westernised spelling: Vidyamani
Private preceptor: Saddhanandi

Meera Vig becomes Aksobhini
a Sanskrit name meaning ’She...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Adhisthana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 10:31

Ordinations at Adhisthana

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 10:31

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination at Adhisthana yesterday afternoon, Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Public preceptor: Parami

Bec Remigio becomes Amaladipa
(long ‘i’, long final ‘a’)
Westernised spelling: Amaladipa
Sanskrit name meaning ’She who is a light or lamp of purity’
Private preceptor: Mokshini

Emma Bulley becomes Abhayamāla
(long penultimate and final ‘a’)
Westernised spelling: Abhayamala
Sanskrit or Pali name meaning ’She who has a garland of fearlessness’
...

Triratna News
Triratna News

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

South America's first Going for Refuge retreat

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 11:23

This Easter, South America saw its first ever Going for Refuge retreat (for those training to be ordained in Triratna), in the Venezuelan Andes, outside the city of Mérida.

Triratna activities in Venezuela began in the early 1990s although the Centre has received very limited support and input from the wider sangha until quite recently.  The Centre currently boasts more than 20 mitras, 13 of whom have asked for ordination.

While six men Mitras were on their first Going for Refuge retreat on home...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

Ordinations in Mexico City

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 - 09:34

We are delighted to announce that the following women received their public ordination yesterday at the Mexico City Buddhist Centre.

Ayer, en El Centro Budista de la Cuidad de México, las siguentes mujeres recibieron su ordenación pública:

Public preceptor / Preceptora pública Parami

Gisela Peters becomes Moksasi (dot under the first ‘s’, long ‘a’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She who holds the sword of freedom’ / un nombre Sánscrito que quiere decir ‘La que sostiene la espada de la...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 17:34

Women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 17:34

We’re delighted to announce that the following women were publicly ordained on 30th August at Ven. Hsuan Tsang Retreat Centre, Bor Dharan, Maharashtra, India:

Private Preceptor Vijaya
Public Preceptor Jnanasuri 

Anita Thool (South West Nagpur) becomes Amritanandi
Asha Nakhale (North Nagpur) becomes Shwetchitta
Shila Walke (North Nagpur) becomes Shubhrachitta 
Kusum Tembhurne (Pimpri Centre Pune) becomes Amritdharini 
Yamu Dhone (Amravati) becomes Amritamaya 
Prabha Shende (Amravati) becomes Ojoratna
Chanda Gedam (Amravati) becomes Aryasri
Anusaya Bhagat (Wardha) becomes Vinayasri
Sindhu...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 - 10:02

Public Ordination - Norwich, 28 June 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors 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.

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

Public Ordinations - Akashavana, 6 June 2015

Posted by Vidyatara to The College of Public Preceptors on Thu, 6 Aug, 2015 - 10:50

On 6 June 2015 at Akashavana, the Triratna Women’s Ordination Retreat Centre in the Spanish mountains, 13 women from around the world were ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. Here are photos of the women with their Public Preceptors - Maitreyi, Padmasuri and Ratnadharini.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Norwich Buddhist Centre

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 29 Jun, 2015 - 16:37

Ordination at Norwich Buddhist Centre

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 29 Jun, 2015 - 16:37

We are delighted to announce the public ordination of Sue Harrison at the Norwich Buddhist Centre at 2.30pm yesterday, 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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