Our Buddhist monastery has been
dedicated to the Sangha of the four quarters, that is to all monks who
are practising on the basis of the original Dhamma-Vinaya. It is
supported through the voluntary mutual generosity (dāna) of the lay people.
The members of the Sangha have no
income. They give their service, their time and energy free of
charge, dedicating their
whole life to the practice of the Buddha's Teaching and leading through
their example. Lay people who are inspired by this support
the monks in return. This symbiosis has been alive for more than 2500
years already. The monastery has no source of income except for the
goodheartedness of others. Those seeking support and inspiration in the
monastery are welcome without being charged any fees.
If you would like to support the monastery there are the following
are not allowed to accept or use money according to their monastic
rules. Therefore please do not hand money to the monks. You can put
monetary donations into the donation box (it will be emptied by the
monastery assistant) or send donations to the bank account of the
association “Buddhistische Gesellschaft Frankenwald e.V.” (BGFW) which
is the financial steward of the monastery:
Name: Buddhistische Gesellschaft Frankenwald e.V. (BGFW)
A list of things needed can be found here
(in German only). Planned building projects include 3 Kutis (huts in
the forest), improving the main building and lay guest facilities.
monks have their daily meal at 11 a.m.
you wish to contribute to the meal please arrive at the monastery a
little earlier in order to have enough time to prepare the offering. It
helps coordination if you let us know about your contribution in
If you can’t make it to the monastery at that time (e.g.
because of having to work during the week), you can also deposit your
offering of cooked food in the monastery kitchen in the late afternoon.
Your gift will be re-heated and offered to the monks on the following
help with building or maintenance is also greatly welcome, be it a
couple of hours during the day or longterm during a stay at the
monastery. For arrangements please contact us.
You can download our flyer here.
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"social networks". If you encounter any Facebook, Twitter or similar accounts, or a
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