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- n. ordination
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Ordination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of ordaining, or the state of being ordained.
- n. Appointment; destiny.
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Some 2,000 people witnessed the weekend ordainment of four Southern Baptist ministers at a church here, including one man poised to voyage to the religious frontier of upstate New York.
The Catholic Church in France has turned to the social-networking site as part of its campaign to recruit young priests, with the hope that they can reverse years of dwindling ordainment.
As many of you know from some of my tweets and facebook updates, for the past week and a half I was in Thailand following my dad and documenting his ordainment into monkhood.
As many of you know from some of my tweets and Facebook updates, for the past week and a half I was in Thailand following my dad and documenting his ordainment into monkhood.
All this took us to about noon, after which Jate and I mounted two elephants as part of a parade to the Buddhist Temple, where the ordainment and wearing of the monks robes was to take place.
We dismounted our elephants upon reaching the temple where the actual ordainment ceremony began.
The ordainment ceremony required us to memorize some of the teachings of Buddha and chant them in Pali.
The ordainment ceremony began at 6: 00 AM in the morning at the Forest Monastery, Chiang Kong.
Surprisingly, I did not find it difficult to memorize the verses that I was asked to recite for the ordainment.
Unfortunately, their pre-ordainment is not happening as planned.