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Activities and program of Karuṇā Sevena

The possibility of individual meditation seclusion

 

Feel free to send and e-mail to: karuna.sevena.en@gmail.com for more information.

You are warmly welcome to join our meditation weekend retreats, where every basic step is thoroughly explained by our Venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi.

  July 2021 

  2.07. - 11.07.  Meditation course with Buddha  Maṅgala

 Intensive meditation course led by Venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi - this course is already full

  July 2021 - September 2021 

  24.07. - 29.09.   Vassa

 Venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi is in meditation seclusion

 

 October 2021 

  Weekly  Protective Recitations (paritta)

Evening joint meeting for recitations and blessings

Recitations take place every Wednesday at 6 pm. 

  30.09. - 03.10.  Meditation course and sutta study

Meditation seclusion associated with the study and interpretation of Buddha's discourses.

  14.10. - 17.10.   Mettā - meditation course

Meditation weekend spent in developing metta - meditation of lovingkindness.

 

  27.10. - 31.10  Meditation weekend for newcomers and beginners 

Meditation retreat where you will learn in detail step by step about meditation practice and the Dhamma teaching. 

 

 November 2021 

  Weekly  Protective Recitations (paritta)

Evening joint meeting for recitations and blessings

Recitations take place every Wednesday at 6 pm. 

  11.11. - 14.11.  Meditation course and sutta study

Meditation seclusion associated with the study and interpretation of Buddha's discourses.

  25.11. - 28.11.  Mettā - meditation course

Meditation weekend spent in developing metta - meditation of lovingkindness.

 

 December 2021- January 2022

  Weekly  Protective Recitations (paritta)

Evening joint meeting for recitations and blessings

Recitations take place every Wednesday at 6 pm. 

  9.12. - 12.12.  Mettā - meditation course

Meditation weekend spent in developing metta - meditation of lovingkindness.

 

27.12. - 09.01.  New Year meditation seclusion 

Join us for the 14-day meditation seclusion for the New Year celebration. We will spend the New Year in meditation and silence. 

It will be possible to sign up for a shorter period of time.

 

 

Feel free to send and e-mail to: karuna.sevena.en@gmail.com for more information.

Buddhist holidays - Uposatha days

 January 28  2021  

Duruthu (phussa) uposatha

>> The Buddha’s first visit to Sri Lanka

 

 

 February 27  2021   

Navam (māgha) uposatha

>> The day of the ordination of ven. Sāriputta and ven. Mahā Moggalāna. The First Buddhist council after the Buddha’s death

 

 

 March 28  2021 

Madin (phagguṇa) uposatha
>> The first Buddha’s visit to his kingdom Kapilavasu, after reaching the enlightenment

 

 

 April 27 2021   

Bak (citta) uposatha

>> The second Buddha’s visit to Sri Lanka,

Sri Lankan New Year

 

 

 May 26 2021   

Vesak (vesākhā) uposatha

>> The celebration of Buddha’s birthday, his enlightenment and entering the parinibbāna

 

 

 June 24 2021   

Poson (jeṭṭhā) uposatha

>> Buddhism was officially introduced to Sri Lanka

 

 

 July 24 2021   

Esala (āsāḷhā) uposatha

>> Day of the Dhamma, The First Discourseof the Buddha, arrival of the sacred toothrelic in Sri Lanka

 

 

 July 5 - October 20 2021   

Vassa

>> Beginning of rain retreats

 

 

 

 August 22 2021   

Nikini (sāvana) uposatha

>> Seclusion of monks and nuns after the Buddha’s passing away, the time of fasting and seclusion for monastic communities

 

 

 September 21 2021  

Bināra (poṭṭhapāda) uposatha

>> The day of the inauguration of the bhikkhunī Saṅgha

 

 October 20 2021   

Vap (assayuja) uposatha, - Pavāraṇā

>> The end of Vassa period, the day
of the Abhidhamma - The Buddha
was teaching the Abhidhamma to the
gods in the Tāvatiṃsa heaven

 

 

 November 19  2021  

Il (kattikā) uposatha

>> The day of passing away of venerable Sāriputta, the Buddha ordained the first sixty disciples

 

 

 December 19 2021  

Unduvap (māgasira) uposatha

>> The day of Bodhi, bringing of the Bodhi tree by Saṅghamittā therī to Srí Lanka