S A N T A C I T T A R A M A B U D D H I S T M O N A S T E R Y
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The following are presently resident at Santacittarama monastery:
Ajahn Chandapalo, British, entered the monastic life in 1980 and was ordained 2 years later by Ajahn Sumedho at Chithurst monastery (UK). He has assisted in several monasteries in the U.K. and Switzerland as well as spending 1 year in Thailand. In 1993 he was invited to Santacittarama - then located in Sezze Romano (LT) - and has been the senior monk since 1996. Biography
Ajahn Jutindharo is a Thai disciple of Venerable Ajahn Chah. At the age of 13 he took the novice precepts, followed by full ordination at the age of 20. While still a novice he spent time at Wat Pah Nanachat (the International Monastery) in northeast Thailand where he learnt English. In 1993 he was invited to Santacittarama.
Ajahn Janthee, Thai, has been a monk for 21 years. He arrived at Santacittarama in April 2007.
Ajahn Suvaco, Thai, has been a monk for 20 years. He arrived at Santacittarama in July 2005 and has also stayed at Aruna Ratanagiri in the UK.
Ajahn Mahapanyo, an Italian from Arezzo in Tuscany, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in 2000 and received full ordination in 2004. He has also stayed at Amaravati and Hartridge monasteries in the UK.
Bhikkhu Mahabodhi, from Reggio Emilia, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in May 2013 then took the novice precepts at Amaravati in the UK in July 2014. He was inducted into the bhikkhu sangha in October 2015 at Santacittarama.
Samanera Jayaviro, from near Lake Garda, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in October 2014 and took the novice precepts in June 2016. Presently he is at Cittaviveka monastery (UK) until October.
Anagarika Maurizio, from Savona, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in May 2016.
Anagarika Luca, from Turin, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in April 2017.
Anagarika Andrea, from Val di Susa, began his monastic training at Santacittarama in June 2017.
Meditation group contacts
Tel: 0575-787117, cell. 329 3715815
Tel: 080/5562825 (after 5 pm)
Brescia - Lago di Garda: Fabrizia
Civitavecchia: see below
Tel: 055-367083 (late afternoon),
Facebook group: "Gruppo Meditazione Vipassana Napoli"
Parma: Alessandro Coletta
Pesaro: see below
Roma: Associazione per la Meditazione di Consapevolezza (A.Me.Co.). Main teachers: Corrado Pensa e Neva Papachristou.
Tel: 06-6865148 (lun/gio: h.10-20, ven: h. 10-13). www.associazioneameco.it
Roma: Accademia Yoga di Consapevolezza
Via Orazio Vecchi 55, (Infernetto-Casalpalocco-Ostia)
tel. 329 0292488
Roma: Mario Thanavaro
Ass.ne Sinergie, via Antonio Labranca, 13
(sulla Cassia-stazione Giustiniana)
Roma North: Fabio Posa
Tel: 380 730 8816
Roma Ostia: Emmy
Saronno (Varese): Davide Puglisi
Via Roma 149
Sezze Romano (LT): Carlo Tosto
Ass. Gokohi Okuden
Veneto (Venezia e Treviso): Massimo
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L'Aquila: Dorian Di Renzo
Civitavecchia (RM): Paolo Bancale
Borgo Odescalchi 11, 00053 Civitavecchia RM. Tel./Fax.: 0766-34313.
Genzano di Roma: Gianfranco
Lanusei (Ogliastra): Carletto Pistis
Cell: 328 2044108
Pesaro-Ancona: Stefano Bragina
Rocca Di Papa: Piero