at Santacittarama do not require booking and are free of charge. However,
those wishing to stay overnight must book in advance - see Visiting
7th JANUARY -
1st APRIL: Monastic Retreat
A period for the resident community 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
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 8:00 and 9:00.
Daily routine during the period
05:00 Chanting and meditation
06:30 Domestic chores
07:00 Breakfast, then individual practice
14:00 Sitting meditation
15:00 Walking meditation
16:00 Sitting meditation
19:30 Canti e meditazione
It would be helpful to leave all non-urgent communication until the end of
March. We will be answering the telephone only between the hours of 8 and
9 in the morning.
14th 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.
APRIL: Retreat at Morlupo (Rome)
With Ajahn Chandapalo,
in Italian, organized by the A.Me.Co.
information and booking.
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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