In some monasteries there exist the possibility for laymen to become for a short time novice female or novice male practitioners (sāmaṇerī/sāmaṇera). In our ārāma the visitors can cultivate themselves as laymen practitioners (upāsikā/upāsaka). From his one gets a chance to try living in the order and related duties. One can experience life as nuns and monks have lived for centuries. Thus, we have a very good opportunity to change our bad ways and transform our lives for the better... read more >


Meditation Seclusion - bhāvanā

IIt is possible in the frame of intensive practice to spend time alone in the ārāma. In the meditative time spent in seclusion one can aspire to work on one’s self (himself/herself). Only on the bases of a disciplined approach and maximum aspiration can the practitioner fully understand the practice and benefit from it. The golden rule is to meditate with the mind turned inward and to ignore any distractions or displeasure that may occur. Progress in mediation totally depends on good qualities in the mind, self-aspiration and on these five factors: right effort, faith, honesty, health and wisdom... read more >


consists of the common reading and analyses

of the original discourses (sutta). It is free to all

the laymen and people that may not be Buddhists. Curiosity, openness and joy from realization and knowledge. Everyone had a different experience and went through various changes in their life. For this reason we can support and inspire each other during our common studying. We can find, joyfully share and benefit together from these new insights... read more >


Buddhist education for all, for adults, youngsters and children. Based on long term experience Venerable Visuddhi opened Dhamma School

for children of all categories right from her start

of returning to the Czech Republic. Venerable regularly accepts invitations to take part in various discussion and debates about Buddha’s Teaching and meditation techniques at basic,

high, college and university levels... read more >


This coincides with the monsoon period. Monks and nuns usually take this time for seclusion. Venerable Visuddhi likewise devotes her time to seclusion. Accordingly, there are no public activities scheduled

in the ārāma. However, one can arrange to spend

time in the ārāma for private practice and to assist

in the care of Venerable Visuddhi... 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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