Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā – schedule

academic

2020

5 October to 20 December, 1 to 5 pm online
Episteme ed epistemologia nel pensiero del buddhismo antico
(30 hours, Laboratorio di filosofia dell’India)
at the Department of Philosophy, Perugia University, Italy

2021

27 & 28 November online
paper on “Knowledge tied to or freed from identity? Epistemic reflections through the prism of the early Buddhist teachings”
conference Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education – Tung Lin Kok Yuen International Conference at the Centre of Buddhist Studies (CBS) of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) & the Tung Lin Kok Yuen (TLKY)

2022

15 to 17 May onsite
paper on “Revived Theravāda bhikkhunīs and the bhikkhusaṅgha: institutional asymmetries, legal and existential dissonances”
conference “Gender asymmetry in the different Buddhist traditions through the prism of nuns’ ordination and education”
at the Department of Philosophy, Perugia University, Italy

22 May onsite & online
paper on “Il potenziale trasformativo delle ‘dimore divine’ o ‘incommensurabili’ nella teoria e pratica meditativa del buddhismo antico”
conference “Le frontiere della scienza contemplativa: psicoterapia, neuroscienze, mindfulness e Dharma”
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

14 to 19 August cancelled
panel convener (with Vincent Tournier) “Khuddaka/Kṣudraka: concept, texts and collections”
paper on “Kṣudraka quotations in Śamathadeva’s Abhidharmakośopāyikā-ṭīkā”
at the XIXth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies
Seoul National University, Korea

14 October online
masterclass “Estudio, teoría y practica de la meditación budista temprana”
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
info


meditation

see also here for other regular events held in Italian

2020

30 August – 25 October (with the participation of Bhikkhu Anālayo) [in Italian] online

online interactive mindfulness in early Buddhism study and meditation course
info

5 to 11 October (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) [in English] online
the four immeasurables & emptiness practice retreat
organised by Centro Upāya
at Herdade do Barrocal de Baixo, Portugal

23 to 29 October (assisting Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
the four immeasurables & emptiness study and meditation course
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

28 and 29 November online
Saturday 15-18 & Sun 10-13
seminar on specific conditionality in early Buddhist meditation: name-and-form & consciousness
Fondazione Maitreya, Rome, Italy

2021

2 to 8 April (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) [in Italian] online
mindfulness of breathing practice retreat
info

9 to 18 April (assisting Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
mindfulness in early Buddhism study and meditation course
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

12 June online
MBSR – Mindfulness professional training for instructors
Associazione Italiana per la Mindfulness

17 to 24 September (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) cancelled
mindfulness in early Buddhism practice retreat
[in English with Korean translation]
info

3 October to 28 November (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
9-week mindfulness in early Buddhism study and practice course
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

6 November online
Mindfulness: presence to the present
Dharma talk with Q&A session
Mid-America Buddhist Association (MABA) “Opening the Gates to Awakening” series
1:00 – 2:30 pm CT | zoom meeting link: here | meeting ID: 880 7239 2264 | passcode: 130185

12 to 21 November (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
mindfulness of breathing study and meditation course
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

4 to 11 December online
mindfulness of breathing in early Buddhism practice retreat
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

18 or 19 December online
il nobile ottuplice sentiero secondo il buddhismo antico
day-long workshop
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

2022

1 to 10 April (with Bhikkhu Anālayo & others) online
brahmavihāra & emptiness practice retreat
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

23 to 30 April (with Bhikkhu Anālayo)  online
brahmavihāra & emptiness practice retreat
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

26 to 29 May onsite
internal-external & brahmavihāra retreat
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

10 June online
MBSR – Mindfulness professional training for instructors
Associazione Italiana per la Mindfulness

30 July to 6 August (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
mindfulness in early Buddhism practice retreat
[in English; with Chinese translation]
organised by the Āgama Research Group
info (simplified Chinese: info)

29 August to 17 October online
8-week mindfulness in early Buddhism study and practice course
Āgama Research Group | Italia
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

2 to 11 September  online
silent retreat in early Buddhist meditation: continuing the path together
(for participants of Bhikkhu Anālayo’s Path program in Early Buddhist Meditation)
freely offered at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA
info

25 September online
10:00-12.30 am CEST
Verdiepingsochtend 5 khandha’s (vanuit vroeg Boeddhistisch perspectief)
Online Dhamma studiegroep, Netherlands

2, 9 and 16 October online
miniseries on “esperienza e stadi del risveglio nel buddhismo antico”
9:00-11:30 am Central European Time
Āgama Research Group | Italia
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

8, 15 and 22 October  online
series on “experience and the stages of awakening in early Buddhism”
9:30-11:00 am Pacific Time
Sati Center for Buddhist Studies, Redwood City, CAL, US

2023

30 April, 7 May and 14 May online
series on “sammā-diṭṭhi: la retta visione secondo il buddhismo antico”
9:00-11:00 am Central European Time
Āgama Research Group | Italia
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

 6, 13 and 20 May online
series on “sammā-diṭṭhi: right view in early Buddhism”
9:30-11:00 am Pacific Time
Sati Center for Buddhist Studies, Redwood City, CAL, US

27 May to 3 June online
mindfulness in early Buddhism practice retreat
Āgama Research Group | Taiwan
[in English; with Chinese and Korean translation]
info

27 May to 3 June online
Āgama Research Group | Italia
mindfulness in early Buddhism practice retreat
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

18 September online
19:30-21.00 am CEST
Samādhi as a factor of awakening (bojjhaṅga) in early Buddhist meditation
Online Dhamma studiegroep, Netherlands
[in English]
info

23 to 30 September (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
mindfulness of breathing practice retreat
Āgama Research Group | Italia
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

30 September to 7 October (with Bhikkhu Anālayo & Helena Pauptit) online
mindfulness in early Buddhism study and practice course
Āgama Research Group & 30NOW
[in English; with Dutch translation]
info

20 to 29 October (with Bhikkhu Anālayo & others) online
mindfulness in early Buddhism practice retreat
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

2024

5 to 14 April (with Bhikkhu Anālayo & others) online
mindfulness of breathing practice retreat
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA

25 April to 2 May (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
brahmavihāra & emptiness practice retreat
Āgama Research Group | Italia
[in Italian; no English translation]
info

4 to 11 May (with Bhikkhu Anālayo) online
mindfulness of breathing practice retreat
Āgama Research Group | Taiwan
[in English; with Chinese translation]
info t.b.a. here

5 to 14 July (with Bhikkhu Anālayo & others) online
divine abodes & emptiness practice retreat
early Buddhist meditation path program
at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Barre, MA, USA