Stay in a Buddhist Meditation Centre

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Be part of the spiritual community that keeps the Temple running for the public benefit. Immerse yourself in the Buddhist way of life, learn Portuguese (if you like) and enjoy the warmth of Brazilian people. During your stay, you will help in maintenance, gardening, cleaning, etc. Work shifts are from 9am to 5pm, with pauses for coffee and meals. This is a smoke-free environment, meals are vegetarian and we don´t kill animals or insects.

Como você ajuda

30 horas por semana

Ajuda na Limpeza: Ajude a limpar cozinhas, quartos, banheiros e outros espaços.

Tarefas Domésticas: Ajude a trocar roupas de camas e a manter um ambiente arrumado.

Jardinagem: Ajude a plantar, regar e cultivar jardins.

O que você recebe

2 dias livres por semana

Quarto compartilhado: Você terá uma cama em um quarto compartilhado, ou seja, irá dividir o quarto com outras pessoas.

Café da manhã: Você ganha café da manhã gratuito todos os dias que ficar aqui.

Almoço: Você ganha almoço gratuito todos os dias que ficar aqui.

Jantar: Você ganha jantar gratuito todos os dias que ficar aqui.

Eventos de graça: Ganhe entrada gratuita para os melhores eventos da cidade.


Recebe voluntários sozinhos, casais e duplas de voluntários

O que não está incluso

Passagens, seguro viagem, transporte e visto


7 am: wake up with the sound of birds, surrounded by an ecological reserve. If you are lucky, you can see local fauna in your way to breakfast ;)
9 am: volunteering begins and you will receive instructions from a coordinator. We will try to alocate you according to your skills
10:30 - 11am: pause for coffee, biscuits and a chat with other volunteers
11 am: more of your precious help
1 pm: delicious and healthy vegetarian meal
2 pm: back to work!
3:30 - 4 pm: another pause to relax
4 pm: one more hour of joyous effort
5 pm: relax and watch the sunset :-)
6:30 pm: supper time
7:30 pm: chanted prayers or meditation class
9 am: watch the stars, read from our Buddhist library or enjoy time with the community

Atividades & Turnos

According to your skills, you will have the opportunity to help with:
- Basic maintenance
- Gardening
- Cleaning
- Preparing accomodation for guests
- Day-by-day activities such as dishwashing, cooking, etc
- Special projects, such as painting, construction work , etc
You will have the opportunity to learn some Buddhist rituals, like making offerings, according to your interest.


This is an spiritual community and you will be expected to respect the following rules in our premises:
- not killing, including insects
- not lying
- not stealing
- smoke, alcohol or intoxicants are not allowed
- vegetarian meals only