Santi Janati - First Theravada female monastery in Latin America
About Santi Janati
A space for meditation and the practice of Dhamma. With a view to being a Buddhist monastery for nuns (bhikkhunis) in the future, this in the Theravada tradition.
Located in Bijagua, Alajuela, Costa Rica. About 5 hours from the capital.
In one of the most beautiful areas of the country and with the best water in the world!
The place is open to anyone who wants to come, however, at the moment there are no permanent residents. Stay tuned to activities and visits of monastics and may accompany us during them.
His name means “He who knows peace.”
Santi Janati prepares to be a monastery for nuns where training for new nuns can be carried out, as well as a space to continue the practice in an appropriate environment, with the support of a good community interested in supporting the Dhamma.