Dear friends,

 

The vassa period is coming to an end and we are preparing a lot of events for you. Let me cordially invite you to attend our rich program in the ārāma Karuṇā Sevena.

 

Venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi is now again available with teaching online, meditation courses and intensive sutta study. Bhikkhunī is also editing Dhamma books and getting it ready to be printed. 

Starting in October 2020, you can come to the ārāma Karunā Sevena in Prostějov for an individual meditation self-retreat. Please, due to the capacity of the accommodation, send us an email in advance, thank you for your understanding. It is advisable that you read the rules, understand them, and follow them. If you have any questions, write to us, we will be happy to help you.

The sad news is, that we have unfortunately lost a lot of supporters (dāyakas) lately. As mendicants who live dependent on the material support of the lay community, Buddhist monastics are among the most vulnerable at times of challenges and crises. This is the case for our venerable. We would like to ask all donors and friends who were not too drastically touched by the current situation resulting from the pandemic to keep financially supporting our venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi through the Association Karuṇā Sevena. We have created a new fundraising website for easier giving. https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-bhikkhuni-visuddhi

An overview of weekend meditation retreats in the ārāma Karunā Sevena can be found here:

Program starting in October 2020:

 

October:

3.10. - Kaṭhina celebration - come with us to celebrate the sangha, give dāna to our venerable and spend a nice time with friends

13.10. The Alphabet of the Buddha's Teachings - Online teaching at 6 p.m. (in the Czech language)

15. - 18.10 - Meditation weekend for the students of the Alphabet of Happy Life and online mettā meditation

27.10. The Alphabet of the Buddha's Teachings - Online teaching from 6 p.m.(in the Czech language) 

29.10-1.11. Mettā meditation in Slovak meditation center Javorie - under the guidance of the Venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi 

November:

10.11. - The Alphabet of the Buddha's Teachings - Online instruction from 6 p.m.(in the Czech language)

13. - 15.11. Meditation weekend in Silence - ārāma Karuṇā Sevena

24.11. The Alphabet of the Buddha's Teachings - Online teaching from 6 p.m. (in the Czech language)

27. - 29.11. Meditation weekend in Silence - ārāma Karuṇā Sevena (Czech and English)

 

December:

8.12. The Alphabet of the Buddha's Teachings - Online teaching from 6 p.m. (in the Czech language)

11-13.12 Meditation weekend in Silence - ārāma Karuṇā Sevena

22.12 - The Alphabet the Buddha's teachings - online teaching from 6 p.m. (in the Czech language)

25.12-3.1.2021 - New Year's meditation retreat - ārāma Karuṇā Sevena (Czech and English)

We look forward to seeing you at our autumn events.

members of the Association Karuṇā Sevena

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.

Link to the Paypal for foreign donors:

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