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Events at Santacittarama do not require booking and are free of charge. However, those wishing to stay overnight must book in advance - see Visiting for information.

 

26th DECEMBER - 6th JANUARY:  Daily silent meditation

Every afternoon there will be a silent meditation at 4 p.m. followed by a tea break at 5 and evening chanting and meditation at 7:30 p.m.

7th JANUARY - 31st MARCH:  Monastic retreat

A period for the resident community of Santacittarama to develop their practice, free of other commitments. Day visitors are still welcome if they wish to share the silence and meditate or to support the retreat by bringing food offerings. Overnight stays will not be possible during this period.

The evening meditation beginning at 7:30 will continue as usual, except for Mondays. During this time there will be no informal meeting over tea at 5 pm and the telephone will be answered only in the mornings between 7:30 and 8:30.

 

12th APRIL:  SONGKRAN - Southeast Asian New Year

Sunday, 10:30 am 2:30 pm. A joyful if not very meditative event! All are warmly welcome, possibly bringing some food to share for the 11 am lunch.

 

30th APRIL - 3rd MAY:  Residential retreat at MORLUPO (RM)

With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian. Organizzed by the A.Me.Co. Bookings are accepted by contacting the A.Me.Co from 25th March until all the available places are filled: www.associazioneameco.it/contatti/

 

 

Please note that, although every attempt will be made to follow this programme, it is planned a long time in advance and may be affected by unforeseen circumstances. To be on the safe side please check this web page a couple of weeks beforehand.

 

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