Bhikkhunī is a fully ordained female Buddhist nun. Male monk is called bhikkhu. Both are disciples of Buddha and both genders of monastic are equal in the Buddhist philosophy. The literal meaning of the word bhikkhu is „one who begs“. However Buddhist monks and nuns do not beg in usual manner. They walk home to home in
their area, humbly, patiently and silently stand at the door and wait to be given food. They live and survive only on what is given to them... read more >


The term Theravāda means „School of the Elders“. Tradition says this term arose during the second Buddhist council. It happened in the second half of

4th century B.C. in the northern part of India.

The Theravāda movement has been returning to the initial form of Buddha’s teachings as they existed when Buddhist teachings and schools experienced a split... read more >


Venerable Rewatadhamma Sayado, a significant theravāda Buddhist monk and a great expert in Abhidhamma from Myanmar, was the first teacher that very much inspired venerable Bhikkhunī Visuddhi and brought her to the path of Buddha’s teaching. Venerable Visuddhi practiced more than a decade as a student and later as an assistant of the venerable Bhante Pemasiri. Bhante Pemasiri is one of the most respected and experienced tradition meditation teachers in Sri Lanka... 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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