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Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

Bhikkhu Sukhacitto is an Insight Dialogue Teacher. He was born in Germany in 1963 and first came into contact with Buddhism in 1986 in Thailand by attending a meditation retreat, offered through Wat Suan Mokkh. He ordained there as a novice in 1989 and as a monk in 1990. He returned to the West in 1993. Since then he has lived at various monasteries, including Dhammapala Monastery in Switzerland for six years and Amaravati Monastery in the UK for 4 years. On his first Insight Dialogue retreat in 2005, he was amazed by the powerful experience of meditating together with other people and subsequently joined many more Insight Dialogue retreats. In 2010 he began his teacher training with Gregory Kramer and other teachers. In his experience, interpersonal meditation is an extremely helpful aid for the development of wholesome qualities. It bridges the gap between traditional silent meditation and our everyday lives and relations with other people. Bhikkhu Sukhacitto sees Insight Dialogue as an important tool for liberation. In 2016 Bhikkhu Sukhacitto founded Kalyana Mitta Vihara, or “House of Noble Friendship,” where relational practice is part of the living.

Events with Bhikkhu Sukhacitto

Introduction to the Vipassana insight dialogue with Bhante Sukhacitto
November 29, 2018

The power and challenge of meditating together: insight dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice based on Vipassana. Through dialogue, the mindfulness and serenity of the traditional silent meditation practice is brought into interaction with others. This allows us to overlook, perceive, and understand things we normally do in the bustle of our…

Insight Dialogue in daily life - IN GERMAN
January 11, 2019

Insight Dialogue practitioners are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together while sharing our daily…

Insight Dialogue in daily life
March 22, 2019

Experienced Insight Dialogue practitioners and teachers are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together…

Insight Dialogue in daily life - IN GERMAN
April 26, 2019

Insight Dialogue practitioners are invited to spend a week exploring what it really means to live the practice in community, to experience the practice unrestrained by the structure of formal retreats, and to explore ways of bringing continuity of practice into our daily lives as we meditate together while sharing our daily…