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Here you find an alphabetical list of all known Place of and for women. To receive more information about each place, the meditation, the tradition, teacher etc. please contact the monastery or center listed below.

Australia

Dhammasara Nun’s Monastery203 Reen Road
Gidgegannup WA 6083
Australia
Phone: (61-8) 9574 6583
Email: dhammasara@bswa.org
https://bswa.org/location/dhammasara-monastery/

Newbury Buddhist Monastery
Bhikkhus and Bhikkhunis Dual Sangha Monastery
107 Beaches Lane, Newbury
VIC 3458, Australia
https://www.bsv.net.au/monastery/

Santi Forest Monastery
100 Coalmines Rd
PO Box 132
Bundanoon, New South Wales
2578 Australia

email:  santioffice[at]gmail[dot]com
phone: +612 4883 6331
http://santifm.org/santi/

Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage
36 Pilbara Crescent
Jane Brook, 6056
WA AUSTRALIA
https://patacarabhikkhunihermitage.wordpress.com/

Dakkhina Dhammathala: Southern Oasis of Dhamma
79 Davis Ave
Christies Beach
South Australia, 5165
[+61] 401 080 953
Email: http://dhammatthala.org/about/
http://dhammathala.org
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DVatta Buddhacatuparisa Jayanti 2600 Mahavihara Bhikkhuni
101 Jamiesons Road
Margate, Tasmania 7054
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Belgium

Tilorien Monastery
Samita ASBL
Honvelez 16
6671 Bovigny
Belgium
Email: info@samita.eu
http://tilorien.org/
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Cambodia

Maha Panna Vihara aka Wat Panna Thom

* Note: this is a Taiwanese Mahayana Bhikkhuni Sangha in process of converting to Cambodian Dhammayutika-nikaya Theravada with the patronage of the Dhammayutika Nikaya Sangharaja
http://www.mahapanna.org
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Canada

Cittapatanga Bodhi Vihara – Ho Diep Giac Ni Tu
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven. Aggadhammagavesi Bhikkhuni (Ni Su Tinh Phap)
Toronto, Ontario M3N-2Y7
CANADA
+1 (647) 875-4942
Email: bhikkhuni.sangha@gmail.com
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Dhammajivi Vihara
Resident bhikkhuni teacher: Ven. (Ayya) Nimmala Bhikkhuni
Vancouver BC CANADA
Phone: +1 (778) 886-003
Email: nimmala.bhikkhuni@gmail.com

Sati Saraniya Hermitage
Founding abbess/teacher: Ven. Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Medhanandi Theri
1702 McVeigh Rd. RR #7
Perth, Ontario K7H 3C9
Canada
http://satisaraniya.ca

Costa Rica

Santi Janati
Bijagua, Alajuela, Costa Rica.
About 5 hours from the capital
info@asotheracr.org
https://santijanati.blogspot.de

(not open yet, the future abbess is still in training)

Czech Republic

Karuna Sevena
Founder: Ven. Visuddhi Bhikkhuni
Slezská 3
796 01 Prostejov
Czech Republic
https://www.karunasevena.cz
karunasevena.blogspot.com
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Germany

Anenja Vihara
Abbess: Ven. Phalanyani Bhikkhuni
Morgen 6, Rettenberg
87549 Germany
http://anenja-vihara.org
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Dhammanikhom Vipassana-Meditationszentrum
Teacher: Venerable Bhikkhuni Silavaddhani
Hauptstr. 18
03185 Heinersbrück
Germany
email: dhammanikhom@gmail.com
phone: +49 35601-803804
www.vipassana-dhammanikhom.de/english/


Dhamma-Stiftung Kloster-Hassel Monastery Village

Founding bhikkhuni: Ven Bhikkhuni Dhamma Maha Theri
Kloster Hassel
Haus Nr. 1-6
Dhamma-Stiftung
Hassel/ Pracht 57589
Germany
Phone: +49 2682 966875
http://www.dhamma-stiftung.de

Lilienhof-Sirisampanno Kloster
Founder: Ven. Tisaranee
Lilienhof e.V. Sirisampanno Kloster
Nienburger Bruch 10
31629 Estorf
Germany

Email: hallo@lilien-hof.de
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India

Triratna Buddha Vihar
Empress Mill Quarters
Bezonbagh Nagpur, Maharashtra
INDIA
Contact: Ven. Bhikkhuni Suniti
Phone: +918055060937
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Mahaprajapati Gotami Bhikkhuni Training Center Sravasti
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven. Bhikkhuni Dhammamegha Theri
Sravasti, Uttar Pradesh, India
Phone: +91 80071 94317
Email: mahaprajapati.may2017@gmail.com
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Indonesia

Wisma Kusalayani
Founding teacher/preceptor: Ven. Bhikkhuni Santini Mahatheri
Jl. Dharma No.1
RT 01/01, Kampung Cigalukguk
Dusun Cibodas
Maribaya, Lembang
Bandung
Phone: +62 855-9913-362

Email: http://kusalayani.org/en/contact-us/

Malaysia

Ariya Vihara Buddhist Society
Buddhist Society Founding teacher: Ven Bhikkhuni Sumangala
No 35-2 Jalan Ara SD 7/3B Bandar Sri Damansara
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
m.me/AVBSKLSEL
Phone: +60 3-6732 6226
https://www.facebook.com/AVBSKLSEL/

Gotami Vihara Society Malaysia
71, Jalan  Tmn Midah 2,
Tmn Midah, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Tel:  603-9132 9629,
GVS hp: 018-6680 655http://snfwrenms.wordpress.com/gotami-vihara-society-malaysia/

Nepal

Dhammamoli Project
Ven. Dhammavijaya Bhikkhuni
c/o Friends of Dhamma Moli
P.O. Box 628
Yellow Springs, OH
USA 45387
http://www.dhammamoli.org/index.htm

New Zealand

Santipada Buddhist Monastery of New Zealand
262 Otaha Rd
RD 2
Kerikeri 0295
New Zealand
http://santipada.co.nz

New Zealand Bhikkhunī Sangha Trust
Co-founder: Ven. Adhimutti Bhikkhuni
nz.bhikkhunitrust@gmail.com
http://bhikkhuni-sangha.org.nz

Sri Lanka

Ayya Khema Meditation Center
Q28M+WQ, Olaboduwa, Sri Lanka
Ph: +94 71 680 9247

Bhikkhuni Training Centre
Dekanduwala, Horana, Sri Lanka
Tel: +(94) 34 435 02 00
Email : info@bhikkhuni.centertherani@bhikkhunitrainingcentre.org
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Sakyadhita International Bhikkhuni Training Center
Chief Bhikkhuni: Ven Bhikkhuni Vijithananda Mahatheri
115/2A Sri Dhammananda Mawatha
Gorakana, Panadura
Sri Lanka
email: vijithananda21@gmail.com
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http://www.sakyadhita-srilanka.org

Sakyadhita Sri Lanka
President Ranjani de Silva
No. 50, Alwis Perera Mawatha
Katubedda, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Padukka Mathika Matha Bhikkhuni Aramaya
Ven. Bhikkhuni Halpandeniye Supeshala Theri
email: bhikkhunisupeshala@gmail.com
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Thailand

Analaya Bhikkhuni Arama
191/5 moo 1 Ban Pangha, Koh Chang, Maesai, Chiangrai, Thailand 57130.
Tel. +(66) 0954329667
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Buddha Catu Parisa International Foundation Thailand
28/4 Moo 6 Phutthamonthon Sai 5 Road (Wat Don Wai), Bang Krathuek Subdistrict
Nakhon Pathom 73210 Thailand
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Wattara Bhikkhuni Patimokkha Dhamma Tipitaka
(Wat Buddha Catu Parisa Yasothorn)
156 Moo 8 Bungkha
Yasotorn, Yasothon, Thailand 35000
+66 45 584 871
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International Women’s Meditation Center Foundation
Venerable Bhikkhuni Dr. Lee
81/38 Mu 6,Ban Nern Soutong Road,
Tapong, Amper Muang
Rayong 21000
Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)38-664-904
Mobile: +66 (0)85-173-873
Email: drlee2546@gmail.com
http://iwmcf.net
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Nantawan Vipassana Meditation Center
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven Bhikkhuni Silananda Theri
No. 319 Village No. 10, Ban Nong Mak Saew, Kham Sa-at Subdistrict, Sawang Daen Din District, Sakon Nakhon Province 47110
Or No. 275, Village No. 5, Ban Yang Kham, Kham Sa-at Subdistrict, Sawang Daen Din District, Sakon Nakhon Province 47110
Call 098-1809540, 086-3912394, 083-5946845
Website
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Nirodharam Bhikkhuni Arama
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven. Bhikkhuni Nandhayani Theri Bhikkhuni, Abbess
127 Mu 6
Tambol Doi Kaew, Amphoe Jomtong
Chiang Mai 50160
Thailand
Phone: +66 84 804 2040
Email: nirodharam.eng@gmail.com
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http://www.nirodharam.org

Songdhammakalayani Bhikkhuni Arama (Wat Songdhammakalyani Monastery)
Leading Bhikkhuni: Ven. Bhikkhuni Dhammananda Theri Bhikkhuni, Abbess
195 Petkasem Hwy, Muang District
Nakhon Pathom 50160
Thailand
Phone: +66 34 258 270
https://www.thaibhikkhunis.com/en/
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Suan Siridhamma Center
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven. Bhikkhuni Poonsirivara Theri Bhikkhuni, Abbess
109/1 Mu 10
Ban Paewn, Amper Ban Paew
Samut Sakorn 74120
Thailand
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Subthawee Dhammaram
Please note that this is not a bhikkhuni monastery but welcomes bhikkhunis and lay people to stay and practice.
http://www.watpahsubthawee.org/en/visiting/

Thippayasathandhamma Bhikkhuni Arama
Leading Bhikkhuni: Ven Dhammakamala Mahindavamsa Bhikkhuni
4/1 Moo.7, KohYor, Muang District, Songkhla, 90100.Thailand.
Tel/Fax: (+66) 7445 0242 Mobile: (+66) 8 1959 0736
Email: natthip.dipa@gmail.com
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Vijja Bhikkhuni Arama
Leading bhikkhuni: Ven. Dhamma Vijjani Bhikkhuni
Ban Rai, Uthai Thani, Thailand
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United Kingdom

Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project
Lead bhikkhuni: Ven.Candavisuddhi Bhikkhuni (Ven. Canda Bhikkhuni)
https://anukampaproject.org
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United States

Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery
Ven. Anandabodhi Bhikkhuni & Ven. Santacitta Bhikkhuni
2409 Tolowa Trail
Placerville, CA 95667
Contact
https://alokavihara.org
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Buddha Catupārisā Maha Vihara (Fairbanks, Alaska)
1500 Heather Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709 USA
Phone: +1 (907) 479-0269
Email: 4buddhacatuparisa@gmail.com
http://www.buddhacatuparisa.org/

Carolina Buddhist Vihara
Chief incumbent: Ven Bhikkhuni Sudinna Theri
113 Woodridge Circle
Greenville, SC 29607
USA
+1 864-329-9961
Email:greenvillebv@gmail.com
https://carolinabuddhist.org/
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Charlotte Buddhist Vihara
Resident teacher: Ven Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Sudhamma Theri
3423 Stonehaven Drive
Charlotte NC 28215
email: charlottebuddhistvihara@gmail.com
www.charlottebuddhistvihara.org
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Dhammadharini “Women Upholding the Dhamma”
Founding abbess/preceptor: Ven. Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Tathaloka Maha Theri
Vice-abbess/teacher: Ven. Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Sobhana Theri
http://www.dhammadharini.net
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Dhammadharini’s Aranya Bodhi Awakening Forest Hermitage
PO Box 16
Jenner, California 95450
Message Tel/Text: +1 (707) 543 – 9523
Email: awakeningforest@gmail.com
www.dhammadharini.net/aranya-bodhi-hermitage

Dhammadharini Sonoma Mountain Bhikkhuni Monastery
6791 Sturtevant Drive, Penngrove, CA 94951
Tel/text: +1 (-707) -583-9522 or 9523
Email: dhammadharini.monastery@gmail.com

Dhamma Cetiya Buddhist Vihara
Spiritual Director: Ven. Bhikkhuni Gotami Maha Theri
91 De Soto Road
Boston, Massachusetts 02132-6005
USA
Email: dhamma.cetiya.vihara.boston.usa@gmail.com

Embracing Simplicity Hermitage at Heartwood Refuge
Co-abbot: Venerable Bhikkhuni Pannavati, Theri
159 Osceola Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739
info@HeartwoodRefuge.org
heartwoodrefuge.org
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Empty Cloud Monastery
Bhikkhu and Bhikkhuni Dual Sangha Monastery
Co-Founders: Ayya Soma & Bhante Suddhaso
29 Ridgeway Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
email: info@buddhistinsights.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emptycloudmonastery/
Website: http://buddhistinsights.com/

Karuna Buddhist Vihara
Founding teacher: Ven (Ayya) Santussika Bhikkhuni
260 W Dana St.
Mountain View CA 94041
(650) 556-6427
info@karunabv.org
http://www.karunabv.org
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Lotus Meditation and Education Center
Founder: Ven. Bhikkhuni Susila
1446 Summitridge Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
909-861-1582
http://lotusmeditation.org
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Mahapajapati Women’s Monastery
Abbess: Ven. Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Gunasari Theri
3368 Chapparosa Rd
Pioneertown, CA 92268
USA
760-369-0460
Email: info@mahapajapati.com
http://www.mahapajapati.com
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Samadhi Buddhist Meditation Center
Chief incumbent: Ven. Bhikkhuni Peliyagoda Sudarshana Maha Theri
5908 67th Avenue
Pinellas Park, Florida
USA 33781
http://sites.google.com/site/chinesecommunitychurchorg/bikuni
Phone: +1 (727) 744-4377
Email: floridasamadhimc@gmail.com
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Web of Connection
Teacher: Ven Bhikkhuni (Ayya) Dhammadhira
15 Columbia Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
http://www.webofconnection.org
Email: webofconnection@gmail.com

Vietnam

Khemārāma (Tịnh An Lan Nhã)
Abbess: Ven. Bhikkhuni Susanta (Như Liên)
Add. Thon Quang Thanh, Xa Nghia Thanh, Huyen Chau Duc, Tinh Ba Ria Vung
Tau, Vietnam
Email: nhulienbl@gmail.com
http://www.khemarama.com
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Suññatārāma (Ni Viện Viên Không)
Leading bhikkhuni: preceptor: Ven. Bhikkhuni Liêu Phap Viditadhamma Theri
Khu 2, ấp 4, xã Tóc Tiên, huyện Tân Thành
Ba RiaK
Phone: +84 254 3603 476
Email: lieuphap@gmail.com
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