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Five New Dharmacharis

Dear all,
We're delighted to announce that 5 new Dharmacharis were ordained here at Padmaloka on 1 October 2020.
After the ceremony, the clouds cleared tp reveal the sun and then after a rain shower a double rainbow appeared. An auspicious end to an auspicious afternoon.

- Public preceptor: Satyaraja -

Alex Stirling becomes Shraddhavadin
He who communicates confidence in the Dharma
Private preceptor: Mahashraddha

Clive Fletcher becomes Karunadhara
He who is a bearer of compassion
Private preceptor: Danapriya

Mike Whittham becomes Kshantabandhu
He who is a patient friend
Private preceptor: Buddhashanti

Michael Proctor becomes Buddhasamagama
He who is with the Buddhas
Private preceptor: Mahashraddha

- Public Preceptor: Padmavajra -

Chris Petts becomes Akashahrdaya
He whose heart is like open space
Private preceptor: Harshaprabha

Saddhu, saddhu, saddhu!