Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Upcoming ordinations in New Zealand

Purna writes from New Zealand with new of the upcoming ordinations of seven women in New Zealand, starting today! He says - “The Private Ordinations of the following women will take place at Shambhala Retreat Centre, Golden Bay, New Zealand:

Wednesday 18 May
11am Clare Feeney (Private preceptor Varadevi)
4pm Helen Commander (Private preceptor Varadevi)

Thursday 19 May
11am Lisa Raby.(Private preceptor Megha)
4pm Jenny Cornish (Private preceptor Megha)

Friday 20 May
11am Cheryl Hyde (Private preceptor Chittaprabha)
4pm Janet Hughes (Private preceptor Megha)

Saturday 21 May
11am Anne Barrey (Private preceptor Chittaprabha)

“The public ordination will be at 2pm on Thursday 26 May.  With Metta, Purna, (sent on behalf of Varadevi)

All the above times are local New Zealand time, which is + 12 hours GMT, or + 11 hours UK Summer Time.

Meanwhile, both the Guhyaloka and Akasavana ordination retreats are well under way, with the ordinations of significant numbers of men and women expected before long. We’ll bring you full details as soon as they emerge.

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