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

News   Programme   Visiting   Community   Photos   Buddhism   Meditation   Teachings



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.


7th DECEMBER:  Public Meeting in CAGLIARI

Thursday at 17:30. With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian, at the "MEM Mediateca Mediterraneo", via Mameli 164. Please arrive on time.


8th–10th DECEMBER:  Residential retreat near CAGLIARI

With Ajahn Chandapalo, in Italian, at Solanas. For information and booking contact: [email protected], Rita 333 457 1030 or Paola 334 679 5221 (19:00 – 21:00).


16th DECEMBER:  Meditation class for beginners

Saturday, 3:30-5:00 p.m. In Italian. Due to space limitations it will be necessary to book in advance, preferably via email. Priority is given to those who have never previously attended such a meeting.


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 - 29th 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 8:00 and 9:00.







RETREATS PLANNED FOR 2018 (Italian language)



8th–12th June:  Morlupo (Rome)

With Ajahn Chandapalo at the convent "Clarisse Eremite" (www.clarisseremite.com), organized by the A.Me.Co. See www.associazioneameco.it for information and booking.

14th–19th September:  Ponte dell'Olio (Piacenza)

With Ajahn Chandapalo, at retreat centre "Pian dei Ciliegi". 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.


Back to top