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Open Monday-Sunday 7am-6pm. Everyone is welcome to make use of the facilities. If you want to arrange an appointment with a monk or nun about meditation, contact santipada@hotmail.com.

Sunday Meditation starts at 10am – 12pm, followed by potluck lunch. At 9:30am the monks will kindly give a 30 minute instruction class for beginners.

All teachings are offered freely. Dana: food for monks or koha are gratefully accepted.

For overnight stays, please contact santipada@hotmail.com.

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Long-term retreats are available at the Santipada Monastery for people who wish to further cultivate their meditation practice. The daily schedule includes nine hours of meditation and the guidance of monastics who will be available discuss the progress of your practice. For more information about this wonderful experience click on the link below.

We have accommodation available for bhikkhunis or bhikkhus, who wish to stay or visit. Please email us with your details:
Staying in the Monastery: Guests are expected to follow the daily monastic routine and join in with all communal meditation. Monastery guests also have many hours of the day free for individual Dhamma practice, so in order to make the best use of the opportunity it is expected that they will spend their free time meditating and studying. Some previous experience in Buddhist teachings and meditation is helpful.


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