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Associazione per la Meditazione di Consapevolezza Vipassanā

Vicolo d'Orfeo, 1 - 00193 Roma (RM) - a 200 metri da San Pietro - tel (+39) 06 6865148

Full schedule

THURSDAY DHARMA INTENSIVES AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION

Sangha Community meetings, every THURSDAY(excluding holidays) during which meditation is practiced but no Dharma teachings are given. Timetable: 15.00-19.30.
INTERNAL INTENSIVE TIME
Hour seat 15.00; Walk Hour 15.45; Hour seat Hour 16.15; Walk Hour 17.00; Sitting ore 17.30; Camminata ore 18.15; Sitting ore 18.45; End of the Sangha Intensive at 19.30. You can be present even for just a part. Participants are however warmly invited to enter at the beginning of the sessions or walks.
NOT BOOKING AGREEMENT

YOGA SEMINARS

led by:
Alberta Biressi
Every Monday and Wednesday from 18-09-2019 to 18-12-2019

The course of the morning will start from WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18th and will take place from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
The afternoon course will start on MONDAY the 23rd of SEPTEMBER and will take place from 6.15 pm to 8 pm. This time will remain unchanged on Mondays when there are no other initiatives. The timetable becomes from 6.15 pm to 7.30 pm on Mondays when at 8 pm starts another course. The seminars are addressed to all Members and it is always possible to take a free trial lesson.

Alberta Biressi has been practicing yoga since 1979 and follows the teachings of Boris Tatzky on energy yoga since 1985. She has been teaching at the A.Me.Co for several years, as well as at the Yoga center of Casal Palocco and, at the training school for the Teaching of Yoga in Milan.

CHOIR SEMINAR

led by:
Claudia Marss
Every fifteen days from 03-10-2019 to 19-12-2019

on THURSDAY the 3rd, 17th and 31st of OCTOBER, 14th and 28th of NOVEMBER, 5th and 19th of DECEMBER from 8 pm to 10 pm. The seminar is open to Members who wish to be part of the Choir of A.Me.Co., that is, a choir composed of yogins who love to sing together cultivating friendship with the Sangha. During the party of the end of the year, which will take place on Thursday, December 19th,

Claudia Marss teaches jazz singing and choral singing as well as being the director and arranger for the Saint Louis College of Music’s Brasilian Music choir, and a teacher of modern singing and the Gospel Choir director for the “Officine Musicali del Borgo”. She holds seminars on different brasilian musical genres, gospel and spiritual music: focusing on vocalism, style, performance and sense of rhythm. She studied singing with Cinzia Spata, Annette Marywether, Margherita Pace, and arranging with Franco Piana. She took part in the most influential Jazz Festival in Italy, as a Brasilian Jazz solist singer. She has been performing in theaters and shows all around Italy as a gospel singer since 1996, collaborating with various groups. In october 2004 she was chosen by Nicola Piovani to be the soloist in “Stabat Mater – La Pietà”, music by Nicola Piovani, alongside Gigi Proietti, Rita Cammarano, and the Aracoeli Orchestra, staged in Bethlem and Tel Aviv.

SEMINARS OF QI GONG AND TAI CHI CHUAN

led by:
Debora Drigani
Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 08-10-2019 to 18-12-2019

The morning course will start on Tuesday 8th of October and will take place from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. The afternoon course will start from Tuesday 9th of October and will take place from 6.15 pm to 7.30 pm. The seminars are addressed to all Members and it is always possible to take a free trial lesson.

YOU CAN SIGN UP IN EVERY MOMENT FOR THIS CLASS; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Debora Drigani studied Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong in 1991 with master Adalberto Maviglia (a disciple of Mantak Chia). In 2007 she started practicing under the guidance of masters Flavio Daniele and Guo Ming (George) Xu, with whom she subsequently studied to become Yang style instructor in 2011. She took part in the WACIMA (World Academy of Martial Arts) international campus in Lang Fang (Beijing) in 2010. During the Wacima campus, and thanks to her participation in Nei Dan stages and seminars, she increased her knowledge on Yang style Tai Chi with masters Liu Bo Xue and Wang Lian Fu. She also studied Qi Gong with master Roberto Capponi and Etsuko Kakui. She attended the TAO GED (Global Energetic Development) course for two years, led by master Flavio Daniele. She is currently a senior teacher, and one of Rome’s Nei Dan School representatives.

4-PART STUDY AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Neva Papachristou
Every Monday from 11-11-2019 to 02-12-2019

entitled: Reading and commenting on the first speech of the Buddha: the Dhammacakkapavattanasutta (The Speech of the setting in motion of the wheel of the Dhamma). On MONDAY 11, 18, 25 NOVEMBER and 2 DECEMBER from 20.00 to 22.00. The seminar is aimed exclusively at members who are interested in deepening their knowledge of the Buddhist canonical texts.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 3rd OF OCTOBER;

Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

3-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Corrado Pensa
Every Tuesday from 12-11-2019 to 26-11-2019

on TUESDAY the 12nd, 19th and 26th of NOVEMBER from 7.15 pm to 10 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Only members who have previously taken part in a complete seminar and/or a residential retreat led by A.Me.Co. teachers, can participate in the seminar.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 14th OF OCTOBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

4-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Neva Papachristou
Every Wednesday from 20-11-2019 to 18-12-2019

entitled: Mental proliferation and suffering linked to uncertainty, concern and doubt: the paralysis of the ability to make wise choices. On WEDNESDAY 20th and 27th of NOVEMBER and 11th and 18th of DECEMBER from 8 pm to 10 pm. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 16th OF OCTOBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

STUDY AND PRACTICE INTENSIVE

led by:
Francesco Sferra
30-11-2019

entitled: Interconnection, individuality and fragmentation of being in the teaching of the Buddha, on the 30th of NOVEMBER from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Francesco Sferra, student of Raniero Gnoli, Corrado Pensa and Raffaele Torella, has been teaching Sanskrit language and literature at “L’Orientale” University in Naples since 1998. In 2007 and 2011-2012 he was visiting professor (Numata-Professor für Buddhismuskunde) at the Asia-Africa-Institute (Hamburg Universität). He has been directing an international research project since 2006 aimed at a critical edition and the study of unpublished buddhist texts. Among his main publications, the english translation of Sadangayoga dal Anupamaraksita, commented by Raviśrījñāna (Rome 2000), and the critical edition of the sanskrit Paramārthasamgraha by Nāropā (Roma 2006). Translator from Sanskrit and pāli for A. Mondadori Editore series “I Meridiani. Classici dello spirito” (Milano 2001, 2004) for which he edited a volume around ancient Hinduism (2010). He is a Vipassanā practitioner, and A.Me.Co member since its foundation.

2-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Corrado Pensa
Every Tuesday from 10-12-2019 to 17-12-2019

on TUESDAY the 10th and 17th of DECEMBER from 7.15 pm to 10 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Only members who have previously taken part in a complete seminar and/or a residential retreat led by A.Me.Co. teachers, can participate in the seminar.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 11th OF NOVEMBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE

led by:
Corrado Pensa
14-12-2019

SATURDAY the 12th of DECEMBER, 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm  – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Every member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 14th OF NOVEMBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

YEAR-END PARTY WITH A.ME.CO. CHOIR ESSAY

led by:
19-12-2019

THURSDAY THE 19th OF DECEMBER from 8.30 p.m. It will be a great opportunity to spend an evening in friendship and joy. We will bring food and drink to share and listen to the songs sung by the Choir of A.Me.Co. The party is aimed at all members.
RESERVATIONS ARE RECEIVED FROM NOVEMBER 20th UNTIL SEATS LAST.


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4-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Corrado Pensa
from 14-01-2020 to 04-02-2020

 led by CORRADO PENSA on TUESDAY the 14th, 21st and 28th of JANUARY and TUESDAY the 4th of FEBRUARY from 7.15 pm to 10 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Only members who have previously taken part in a complete seminar and/or a residential retreat led by A.Me.Co. teachers, can participate in the seminar.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 16th OF DECEMBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

STUDY AND PRACTICE INTENSIVE

led by:
Andrea Anastasio
18-01-2020

The intelligence of love: inner awakening and liberation in the teaching of Krishnamurti. SATURDAY the 18th of JANUARY from 4 pm to 7 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM.  Any member can take part of the intensive.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 16th OF DECEMBER; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Andrea Anastasio has been practicing awareness meditation since 1983. He has taken part in the retreats organized by Corrado Pensa, and other teachers of the Insight Meditation Society and Thich Nhat Hanh. He further studied the teaching of Krishnamurti and Vimala Thakar in India where he stayed for long periods on the Abu Mountain and Dalhousie on the Himalaya. He graduated in philosophy with Franco Michelini Tocci with a thesis on the Teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti. He has translated books on Krishnamurti, Vimala Thakar and Nisargadatta Maharaj for the publisher Ubaldini and on buddhist iconography for Laterza. He lives and works in Italy and India.

5-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Corrado Pensa
Every Tuesday from 11-02-2020 to 10-03-2020

on TUESDAY the 11th, 18th and 25th of FEBRUARY and TUESDAY the 3rd, and 10th of MARCH from 7.15 pm to 10 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Only members who have previously taken part in a complete seminar and/or a residential retreat led by A.Me.Co. teachers, can participate in the seminar.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 15th OF JANUARY; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

4-PART DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION SEMINAR

led by:
Corrado Pensa
Every Tuesday from 17-03-2020 to 07-04-2020

on TUESDAY the 17th, 24th and 31st of MARCH and on TUESDAY the 7th of APRIL from 7.15 pm to 10 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Only members who have previously taken part in a complete seminar and/or a residential retreat led by A.Me.Co. teachers, can participate in the seminar.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 19th OF FEBRUARY; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  

STUDY AND PRACTICE INTENSIVE

led by:
Vito Mancuso
21-03-2020

”The cardinal virtues”,  SATURDAY the 21st of MARCH from 4 pm to 7 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM.  Any member can take part of the intensive.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 24th OF FEBRUARY; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Vito Mancuso is an italian philosopher and theologian. He has worked as a professor for the Philosophy Faculty of the San Raffaele University in Milan, and for the University of Padua. His last book is Il bisogno di pensare (“The need to think”), Garzanti 2017. Amongst the other works, Hegel teologo (“Hegel the theologian”) (1996), Il dolore innocente (“Innocent pain”) (2002), Rifondazione della fede (“Refounding faith”) (2005), L’anima e il suo destino (“The soul and its destiny”) (2007), La vita autentica (“An authentic life”) (2009), Me e Dio. Una guida dei perplessi (“Me and God. A guide for the perplexed”) (2011), Obbedienza e libertà (“Obedience and freedom”) (2012), Il principio passione (“The passion principle”) (2013), Io amo. Piccola filosofia dell’amore (“I love. Pocket philosophy of love”) (2014), Questa vita (“This life”) (2015), Dio e il suo destino (“God and its destiny”) (2015), Il coraggio di essere liberi (“The courage of being free”) (2016). He wrote a book with Eugenio Scalfari, Conversazioni con Carlo Maria Martini (“A conversation with Carlo Maria Martini”). He wrote out his position in favor of faith in God to Corrado Augias and Paolo Flores D’Arcais, and discussed it live with other atheist intellectuals. A monography on his beliefs has been published in Germany (Essentials of Catholic Radicalism. An Introduction to the Lay Theology of Vito Mancuso, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main 2011). His books are translated in different languages.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE

led by:
Ajahn Chandapalo
04-04-2020

SATURDAY the 4th of APRIL from 4pm to 7 pm – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1 – RM. All members can participate; the respect of a Noble Silence is required from all participants.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 4th OF MARCH; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Ajahn Chandapalo is a Theravāda monk according to the Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho forest tradition, as well as the abbot of the Santacittarama monastery in Frasso Sabino (RI).

DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE

led by:
Christina Feldman
from 25-04-2020 to 26-04-2020

SATURDAY the 25th of APRIL from 8.45 am to 7 pm and SUNDAY the 26th of APRIL from 8.45 am to 5 pm – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1 – RM. All members can participate; the respect of a Noble Silence is required from all participants.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS FROM THE 23nd OF MARCH; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Christina Feldman is the co-founder of Gaia House. She’s being leading Dharma and Vipassanā meditation retrats all around the world since 1976. She is the guiding teacher at Gaia House, and at the Insight Meditation Society at Barre, USA. Within her bibliography, some of her books have been translated in italian: Woman Awake. A celebration of Women’s Wisdom (1990) (Donna risvegliati! L’emancipazione della donna sulla via del risveglio spirituale - 1990), Vedere. Dal Samsara al Nirvana - 1991. Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart: Parables of the Spiritual Path from Around the World with Jack Kornfield (1991) (Fiabe dello spirito e del cuore. Parabole del cammino spirituale da tutto il mondo - 1994), Compassion. Listening to the cries of the world (2003) (Compassione. Ascoltare le grida del mondo – 2007), Beginner’s Guide to Buddhist Meditation: Practices for Mindful Living (2006) (Meditazione buddhista - 2009).

DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION INTENSIVE

led by:
Neva PapachristouPatricia Feldman Genoud
from 16-05-2020 to 17-05-2020

entitled: On fear and love, SATURDAY the 16th of MAY from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, and SUNDAY the 17th of MAY, from 9.30 am to 5 pm. – Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1-RM. Every member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS STARTING FROM THE 15th OF APRIL; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.
Patricia Feldman Genoud has been practicing and studying vipassanā meditation and Dzogchen for years. She practiced and studied under the guidance of Tibetan Lama Dilgo Khyentse Rimpoche. She took part in several vipassanā retreats in Myanmar and Nepal under the guidance of U Pandita Satadaw, and others in the UK and the USA under the guidance of some of the most well-known western teachers, including Joseph Goldstein. She is the co-founder and lead teacher of the Meditation Center Vimalakirti in Geneva. She teaches Dharma and meditation in Israel, USA, Switzerland, France, the UK and Italy. She is the author of “Le Quattro Dimore Divine” (The Four Divine Abodes), part of the A.Me.Co. booklets Series.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY THE “LAMA TZONG KHAPA” INSTITUTE OF POMAIA (PISA)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
POMAIA (PISA) from 30-01-2020 to 02-02-2020

starting from THURSDAY the 30th of JANUARY to SUNDAY the 2nd of FEBRUARY. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 11st OF DECEMBER, BY CALLING 050.685.654; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY THE “LAMA TZONG KHAPA” INSTITUTE OF POMAIA (PISA)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
POMAIA (PISA) from 05-03-2020 to 08-03-2020

starting from THURSDAY the 5th of MARCH to SUNDAY the 8th of MARCH. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 29th OF JANUARY, BY CALLING 050.685.654; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

RETREAT OF DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION ALBINO (BERGAMO)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
ALBINO (BERGAMO) from 28-04-2020 to 03-05-2020

from TUESDAY the 28th of APRIL to SUNDAY the 3rd of MAY. Open only to those who have participated in other retreats with Corrado and / or Neva.

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL FROM FEBRUARY the 24TH TO MARCH the 6TH FROM 9.00am TO 12.00am AND FROM 3.00pm TO 6.00pm AT NUMBER 3357526280. CONTACT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS BY EMAIL: ritirovipassana@gmail.com

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANᾹ MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY A.ME.CO. In MORLUPO (Rome)

led by:
Ajahn Chandapalo
MORLUPO (ROMA) from 29-04-2020 to 03-05-2020

from WEDNESDAY the 29th of APRIL TO SUNDAY the 3rd of MAY. Open to all members.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 20th OF MARCH BY CONTACTING THE A.ME.CO; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Ajahn Chandapalo is a Theravāda monk according to the Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho forest tradition, as well as the abbot of the Santacittarama monastery in Frasso Sabino (RI).

DHARMA AND VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY THE “LAMA TZONG KHAPA” INSTITUTE OF POMAIA (PISA)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
POMAIA (PISA) from 28-05-2020 to 31-05-2020

starting from THURSDAY the 28th of MAY to SUNDAY the 31st of MAY. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 22nd OF APRIL, BY CALLING 050.685.654; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

RETREAT OF DHARMA AND VIPASSANĀ MEDITATION ALBINO (BERGAMO)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
ALBINO (BERGAMO) from 27-09-2020 to 04-10-2020

from SUNDAY the 27th of SEPTEMBER to SUNDAY the 4th of OCTOBER. Open only to those who have participated in other retreats with Corrado and / or Neva.

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL FROM JULY THE 20th TO JULY THE 31st FROM 9.00am TO 12.00am AND FROM 3.00pm TO 6.00pm AT NUMBER 3357526280. CONTACT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS BY EMAIL: ritirovipassana@gmail.com

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANA MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY THE “LAMA TZONG KHAPA” INSTITUTE OF POMAIA (PISA)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
POMAIA (PISA) from 22-10-2020 to 25-10-2020

starting from THURSDAY the 22nd of OCTOBER to SUNDAY the 25th of OCTOBER. Any member can participate.

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 22nd OF SEPTEMBER, BY CALLING 050.685.654; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

DHARMA AND VIPASSANᾹ MEDITATION RETREAT ORGANIZED BY A.ME.CO. In MORLUPO (Rome)

led by:
Corrado PensaNeva Papachristou
MORLUPO (ROMA) from 03-12-2020 to 08-12-2020

from THURSDAY the 3rd of DECEMBER TO TUESDAY the 8th of DECEMBER. Open to those who have participated in other retreats with Corrado and / or Neva

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS RETREAT STARTING FROM THE 4th OF NOVEMBER BY CONTACTING THE A.ME.CO; ACCESS IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

Corrado Pensa is a founding member and, together with Neva Papachristou, teacher and guide of A.Me.Co. Senior Dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Society of Barre (USA), for several years he was a professor of Religions and Philosophies of India at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome and a Jungian psychotherapist. He writes regularly for SATI, the magazine of A.Me.Co. He has published numerous texts on Buddhism and the practice of meditation of awareness (Vipassanā). With Mondadori: The Silence Between Two Waves. With Promolibri: Wise Attention, Unwise Attention. With Astrolabio Ubaldini: La tranquilla passione (The Quiet Passion); L'intelligenza Spirituale (The Spiritual Intelligence), in May 2018, together with Neva Papachristou, Affrettati Piano: Il cammino interiore e la meditazione di consapevolezza: una strada per la felicità (Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness) and, in February 2019, always with Neva Papachristou, Dare il cuore a ciò che conta (Give the Heart to What Matters), which in 2012 was released for Mondadori.  
Neva Papachristou is a guiding teacher of A.Me.Co. (Insight Meditation Association) that she founded in 1987 together with Corrado Pensa. She has been studying and practicing Dharma since 1984, both with teachers of the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, USA) and the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (Cambridge, USA) in Europe and the USA. According to the Theravāda tradition, she was nominated Dharma teacher by Larry Rosenberg, guiding teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. She is the author of a thesis on Ajahn Sumedho. She is editorial director of SATI, the magazine of the A.Me.Co. She has published for Astrolabio Ubaldini, together with Corrado Pensa, in May 2018: Make Haste Slowly: The Inner Path and the Mindfulness Meditation: a Way to Happiness. And, in February 2019: Give the Heart to what Matters. The Buddha and the Insight Meditation, just published for Arnoldo Mondadori in 2012.

General Information

The intensive and seminars take place in Rome in Vicolo d’Orfeo, 1. The residential retreats, both those organized by A.Me.Co. and those organized by other centers, take place in different locations. The program of the initiatives is also found, in paper form, within SATI, the magazine of the Association for the Meditation of Awareness.

The activities organized by A.Me.Co. are addressed exclusively to the Members.

For the initiatives it is essential to make a reservation, preferably by e-mail to the following address segreteria@associazioneameco.com (send another e-mail if you do not receive a confirmation message). Reservations are accepted from the date indicated for each initiative. You can participate without reservation only in cases where it is expressly specified. For information or reservations you can call the secretariat at 06.6865148 at the following time:

– ANTI-MEDIATE TIME: FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

– POMERIDIAN TIMES: MONDAY AND FRIDAY: from 14.00 to 21.00; TUESDAY AND THURSDAY: from 14.00 to 20.30.

To order the recordings on CD, in mp3 format, of the teachings held at A.Me.Co. write to ameco.iniziative@libero.it. The CDs will be sent by regular mail. For the catalogue of the recordings consult the section USEFUL RESOURCES.