Higher Ordination

Some articles on higher ordination, ordination:

Siam Nikaya - Religious Power
... By the mid-18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka again ... a group within the newly created Siyam Nikaya conspired and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Govigama caste ... The Siyam Nikaya traditionally grants Higher ordination only to the Radala and Govigama castes ...
Salagama - Origin - Buddhist Revival
... By the mid 18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka ... within the newly created Siyam Nikaya conspired and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Radala and Govigama caste, Sitinamaluwe ... with a group of novices to seek a new succession of Higher ordination ...
Amarapura Nikaya - History
... By the mid 18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka again ... the newly created Siyam Nikaya conspired and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Govigama caste ... in the Maritime provinces were denied access to a valid ordination lineage ...

Famous quotes containing the words ordination and/or higher:

    Two clergymen disputing whether ordination would be valid without the imposition of both hands, the more formal one said, “Do you think the Holy Dove could fly down with only one wing?”
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)

    The higher a man stands, the more the word “vulgar” becomes unintelligible to him.
    John Ruskin (1819–1900)