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Dāna is mainly translated as generosity, the activity of giving without expecting anything in return. Dāna includes not only material offerings, like the four requisites to Bhikkhu and Bhikkhunīs (Robes, Food, Medicine, Shelter), but dāna is also giving time to a person who is in need, donating blood to someone we don't personally know, giving compassionate understanding to those who are struggling, giving love to those who can't give it back to you, and much more >

Here you can find more information where to donate.

Making merit is crucial in Buddhism, especially for lay practitioners, who, because of their busy life,  can hardly find as much time and energy to dedicate to the meditation practice as monastics do. For that reason, they traditionally make merit through generosity (dāna)ethical conduct (sīla) and mind development (bhāvanā) more >


The life of a Buddhist nuns living according to the 311 monastic rules depends on us, on the support of the laity.  Besides food, other goods and supplies are needed for the Venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi and the running of the ārāma Karuṇā Sevena. We have selected for you a list of basic foods and products according to a healthy more >

Support of the venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi and activities of the Association Karuṇā Sevena:

Full name of the account holder: Spolek Karuna Sevena 

Bank account: 6855804001/5500; IBAN: CZ6755000000006855804001; SWIFT: RZBCCZPP 

Address of the recipient: Slezska 3; City: Prostejov, Zipcode: 79601; Country: Czech Republic  



The funds are used to cover the basic monastic needs of the venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi


such as robe, food, medicine and abode

this also covers transportation, accommodation, air tickets, etc.) distribution of books, the furnishing of the ārāma Karuṇā Sevena,

insurance, utility bills, etc. Tax-deductible in the Czech Republic.


Please state the reason for the donation with the following note" For the Association Karuna Sevena."

Neither of the above is a public collection, and therefore we ask all donors to add their contact information to their gift, so that we can issue a donation agreement contract or a donation receipt. We thank all the donors.

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