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Programme 

 

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.

 


19th APRIL:  Beginner's meditation class
Saturday, 3:30 5:00 pm. In Italian. Please arrive on time!

 

24th-27th APRIL: Residential retreat at MONOPOLI (BA)

With Ajahn Chandapalo, in English, at Centro Vasudeva: www.vasudeva.it. For information and booking, which begins 1st March: www.buddhismobari.it.

 

1st - 4th MAY:  Residential retreat at MORLUPO (RM)
With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian. Organizzed by the A.Me.Co. Bookings are accepted by contacting A.Me.Co. from 26th March until all the available places are filled: www.associazioneameco.it/contatti/.

 

10th MAY:  Meditation class for beginners

Saturday, 3:30 - 5:00 pm. In Italian. Please arrive on time!

 

11th MAY:  Study and practice day

Sunday, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, in Italian. For those who already have some meditation experience. Periods of sitting and walking meditation with readings and discussion on a chosen theme. Suggestions for themes are welcome. Please bring a contribution for lunch, which is at 11 am.

 

18th MAY:  VESAK at Santacittarama
Sunday, 10:30 am - 3:30pm. Celebrating the Birth, Awakening and
Parinibbana of the Buddha. All are warmly welcome, possibly bringing some food to share for the 11 am lunch.

 

7th JUNE:  Dhamma Talk by AJAHN PASANNO

Saturday, 3:30 pm. In English with Italian translation. Ajahn Pasanno was among the first group of Western disciples of Ajahn Chah and is the founding abbot of Abhayagiri Monastery in California. Please arrive on time!

 

14th JUNE:  Meditation afternoon in ROME
Saturday, 3:00-7:00 p.m., vicolo l'Orfeo 1, off Borgo Pio. With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian. Members of the AMeCo do not need to book, otherwise it is necessary to contact the secretary beforehand (tel. 06.6865.148 Monday Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m.) For further information: www.associazioneameco.it.

 

15th JUNE:  Day of practice dedicated to AJAHN CHAH
Sunday, 9:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m. Celebrating the life of Ajahn Chah 22 years after his death, with periods of meditation, readings and talks in Italian and Thai. All are warmly welcome, possibly bringing some food to share for the 11 am lunch.

 

21st JUNE:  Meditation class for beginners

Saturday, 3:30 - 5:00 pm. In Italian. Please arrive on time!

 

27th - 29th JUNE:  Meditation retreat near LAKE GARDA
With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian, at "Il Carmine" (www.carminesanfelice.it) at San Felice del Benaco. For information and booking contact: Paolo, email: ilsanghadellago@aol.it.

 

13th JULY:  ASALHA ceremony at Santacittarama
Sunday, 10:30 am 3:30 pm. Celebration of the Buddha's First
Discourse. All are warmly welcome, possibly bringing some food to
share for the 11 am lunch.

 

15th - 30th SEPTEMBER:  Monastic Retreat
A period of silent retreat for the resident community.


3rd - 5th OCTOBER:  Weekend retreat near PIACENZA
With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian. For information and booking: www.piandeiciliegi.it.

 

 

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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