March 23, 2023

Working weekend at Shanta Vana


Buddhist Center Forest Calm (Shanta Vana) , Bobov 431, Malá Skála


From 3.6. to 5.6.2022. Arrival from 19:00 on Friday, departure on Sunday after lunch


Accommodation is free, only a food allowance of CZK 150 per person/day will be charged.


Vegetarian diet in the style of Thai cuisine, at least in the range of breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Work program:

We will work on Saturday from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with breaks for meals and on Sunday from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Our main task will be to help with the construction of the perimeter walls of the new meditation hall, to wash the windows and cut and rake the grass. Please bring appropriate work clothes with you, as it is possible that they will not be able to provide protective work equipment to everyone.

Part-time (voluntary) program:

around 6:30-7:30 a.m. joint sitting meditation (Saturday, Sunday)
around 7:30-8:30 p.m. joint sitting meditation (Friday, Saturday)
20:30-22:00 h on Saturday premiere screening of Bhante Dhammadīpa’s lecture recording for clients of the Mental Health Center in Trutnov


By completing the registration here. If someone is unable to pay the meal allowance for financial reasons, they can apply for an endowment allowance from the DHAMMADIPA Foundation during registration. If you have any questions, write to

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