Anagarika Ordination

On Saturday Vimutti Monastery held an anagarika ordination, as Nick took a step forward into homelessness. In our tradition, the path to becoming a monk or a nun is walked gradually, step by step. After staying in the monastery for a suitable period of time, a lay resident can then ordain in white robes. [expander_maker more=”Read more” less=”Read less”] They then become more integrated into the Sangha, allowing them an opportunity to experience for themselves how monastic life feels. This step signifies a sincere commitment to practicing the Buddha’s teachings and carries with it an increased responsibility to faithfully represent the Dhamma. We rejoice in Nick’s good fortune, and may his aspirations be fulfilled! [/expander_maker]