Daylong Workshop with Bhikkhu Cintita - October 2019
Saturday, October 12 9:30am – 4:00pm
Daylong Workshop with Bhikkhu Cintita: Mindfulness: where Dharma hits the road of practice
The Pali word sati (mindfulness) literally means “memory.” We will explore how “recollection of the Dharma” is consistent with its use in the foundations of mindfulness, in right mindfulness and almost all other uses in early Buddhism.
We will have a potluck lunch after making a formal offering of food to Bhikkhu Cintita, in Buddhist tradition. Feel free to bring a vegetarian dish to share.
Bhikkhu Cintita is an American-born Burmese-ordained Theravada monk who winters in monastery in Austin, TX, and summers in Chisago City, MN. He received a Ph.D. In linguistics from the University of California at San Diego, and was in his younger days in turn a scholar of linguistics, cognitive science and artificial intelligence, a professor, an inept businessman and a corporate researcher and developer. He dropped out of professional life to become a Soto Zen priest for some years, before entering fully into Theravada monastic life in 2009. He posts writings on-line at
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