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Associazione per la Meditazione di Consapevolezza Vipassanā

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What is the A.Me.Co.?

The “Associazione per la Meditazione di Consapevolezza” (Insight Meditation Association) A.Me.Co. was founded in December 1987 in Rome by Corrado Pensa, Neva Papachristou and six other Members, all Dharma practitioners. A.Me.Co is a religious buddhist organization of Theravāda tradition, born to testify, cultivate and disseminate, in accordance with the buddhist Scriptures, and with an interreligious […]

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In 2017 A.Me.Co. turned 30

In 2017 A.Me.Co. turned 30. The Organisation has been, and keeps being a welcoming refuge in the heart of a big city, for whoever wants to practice meditation and study Dharma. A.Me.Co. is a concrete support for people who want to nurture healthy habits like wisdom, compassion and generosity.

A.Me.Co. testifies the inner journey taught by Buddha. The result of this journey concerns the whole community. Everyone who is raised with love, wisdom, ethics and generosity contributes to the whole human family. The Organisation is happy to be able to keep growing and organizing activities to those who want to nurture their mind-heart.

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“How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world” (Anne Frank)

Due to the current financial crisis, A.Me.Co. has been keeping the same membership prices for years, giving access to Buddha’s Dharma Teachings to many.
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Why Meditate

REFLECTING ON THE DHARMA PRACTICE by Corrado Pensa

In one of his famous speeches, Sedaka Sutta, Buddha explains the need of taking care of oneself and others. He doesn’t say that the only important thing is to take care of others – as present western moralism instead preaches. It’s actually fundamental to take care of both of oneself, and others. Taking care of oneself indicates maturity, and has nothing to do with perpetual worrying about ourselves. Let’s not forget that, once we get stronger with self-care, we become more useful and are capable of paying attention to others.

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  • The second issue of SATI has been send

    We are pleased to inform our Members that the second issue of SATI was sent on Wednesday, July the 24th. In addition to the articles by our leading teachers Corrado and Neva, there are passages from Ezra Bayda, Ajahn Sucitto and Joseph Goldstein (who will be at A.Me.Co. in November), as well as numerous articles […]

  • NEW INITIATIVES PLANNED FROM SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER 2019

    INTENSIVE OF DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION led by NEVA PAPACHRISTOU entitled: Introduction to the meditation of awareness, vipassanā (sati-mindfulness). SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm. The intensive, dedicated to the presentation of vipassanā meditation, is aimed at all members. YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM SEPTEMBER 4th ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO […]

  • Two wonderful days at the A.Me.Co. with Ezra Bayda and Elizabeth Hamilton

    It was a wonderful intensive that took place at AMeCo at the end of April. Elizabeth and Ezra generously shared their trust in the practice of mindfulness and loving kindness. The participants expressed with all their heart their gratitude both for the teachers and for the AMeCo which organized this important event with so much […]

  • Joseph Goldstein at the AMeCo next November

    DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE  led by JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN, on FRIDAY the 8TH of NOVEMBER 8 pm – 10 pm. The intensive is aimed to all members. YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 7th OF OCTOBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE  led by JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN, on SATURDAY the […]