We help orphans, poor and sick children, mainly in Sri Lanka. We provide them with education, food and home.

The project “Children of the Sun – Suriya Lamai“ was founded in 2003 and is led by the venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi. This in origin Czech Buddhist nun lived in Sri Lanka from the year of 2003. She has started to devote her help as well to the children and to the poorest families there.

Since the year of 2003 we have helped to 52 345 of children and poor families.

In the years of 2012-2018 thanks to the generosity of the givers from the Czech Republic
and from abroad as well we were able to give over 620.352,- CZK (24.814,- EUR).

To whom can you help?


In the nunnery called Sakyadhita we help expectant women to be able to manage to take care of their children during the pregnancy and after the giving birth, too. There are many young women who come here and search for a help. Nuns who undertook a special medical training are in charge of taking care of the pregnant women... read more >


The venerable bhikkhunī Vijitha and the venerable bhikkhunī Dharsika are one of the most senior Theravāda nuns both in Sri Lanka and around the world. In addition to Dhamma's teachings and meditation, these nuns are dedicated to social activities, such as helping with needs of village people, or caring for the sick and the dying...  read more >


Our organization helped to support Klarka Cecmanova family. Both of her two sons suffer from deadly sickness of muscular apparatus, called Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). In the years of 2015 - 2016 Karuṇā Sevena and Suriya Lamai helped pregnant women, mothers with small and abandoned children that were fleeing from the war zones of Syria.It is also possible to support our Czech children from the Dhamma School and contribute, for example, for books, games, coloring pages of mandalas, crayons… read more >


We help children that attend the schools in a nunneries called Sakyadhita and Srī Gotamī ārāma in Sri Lanka. Thanks to the generous help of our givers we organize a
help and a care of the children's education, school fee, food and clothing. The children mainly need school books and to renovate the children school building...
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Our help is focused on the poorest families in a tough accessible areas of Sri Lanka, for example the high mountain area of Nuwara Eliya.
For these families we help to organize mainly food, clothing and a medical care. Our priorities consist of improving the life standard
of the poorest people... read more >


We help poor families that are purseless in Sri Lanka, especially in the areas that are affected with natural disasters. We help to organize the vital important food, water, clothing, blankets, medicines and shelters...

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Island country Sri Lanka is located close to the Indian Peninsula on the Ceylon island. Ceylon used to be the official name of the country till the year 1972. About
75% of Sinhalese live in this multi-ethnic country.

The minority is made up by Indian Tamil people.

Since 1830 Tamils were imported on the island from

India as a labour force to work on the tea plantations... read more >

The contact to support projects and activities of the Association Karuṇā Sevena: 6855804001/5500, IBAN: CZ6755000000006855804001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP  - 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, construction of the meditation room, the furnishing of the monastery KS, insurance, utility bills, etc. Tax deductible in the Czech Republic. Please state the reason for the donation with the following note" For the Association KS."

The contact for the project Suriya Lamai: 6855679001/5500, IBAN: CZ4955000000006855679001, SWIFT: RZBCCZPP

- The intention of the project Suriya Lamai “The Children of the Sun” is to enable children from poor families to develop and educate themselves and to provide them with basic needs. The donation is tax deductible in the Czech Republic.

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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