On Sunday 21 December, Sāmaṇera Dhammavicayo, Sāmaṇera Dīpako, Sāmaṇera Akiñcano and Sāmaṇera Phāsuko will formally request entry into the Bhikkhu Sangha (monks’ order). They will take upasampadā with Ajahn Amaro acting as preceptor. On that same day, Anagārika Tobias intends to request Pabbajjā, or novice Going Forth. These ceremonies will take place in the Temple at Amaravati at 1.30 p.m. They reflect the intention of people wishing to deepen their commitment to a life of Dhamma. Please come join us on this joyous and auspicious occasion.