WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO A WINTER 10-DAYS MEDITATION RETREAT led by the Buddhist nun Venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi.
It begins on Friday, 29th December at 6pm, estimated end date is on Sunday, 7th January at 2pm. Time of arrival should be on Friday by 6pm.
PLACE: ĀRĀMA KARUṆĀ SEVENA,
THE FIRST FEMALE BUDDHIST MONASTIC DWELLING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC,
SLEZSKÁ 3, 796 01, PROSTĚJOV,
(2 hours drive from Vienna Airport, 2 hours drive from Prague Airport, 1 hour from Brno)
Newly, we can accommodate men as well, in the adjacent house for lay practitioners that is called Viveka. Please, bring your sleeping bag, bed sheets, a towel, slippers, warm clothes and personal toiletries with you.
The programme starts on Friday at 7pm with a dhamma talk and taking 8 precepts. The noble silence is observed the whole time. You will be given instructions on satipaṭṭhāna and mettā meditation in the course of the retreat.
The Teaching is passed on in the form of a noble gift (dhammadāna). Monastics are dependent on the lay community, as they were in Buddha’s time. You can support the monastic life of Venerable bhikkhunī Visuddhi and the existence of ārāma Karuṇā Sevena with a voluntary donation.
Your stay is possible on one condition: please read the Terms of stay and Daily Schedule and give a written consent to abide by those documents.
Make sure you reserve you place in time on the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The number of places is limited!
We look forward to seeing you!