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The Five Khandhā (‘Aggregates’) by Ajahn Sucitto

26 augustus @ 16:00 - 31 augustus @ 14:00

“The Buddha often spoke of experience comprising of five khandhā – meaning sections or aggregates. These khandhā, sometimes thought of as components that come together to make an individual, are made up of:

  • Form
  • Feeling
  • Perception
  • ‘Conditioning activities’ or ‘Programs’

Interestingly, as well as factors of identity, they can also be seen to cover all conditioned experience. When clung to, the khandhā can increase our feeling of ‘self’ or ‘other’, and in turn, when not clung to, they can help to liberate ourselves from this sense.

This course will encourage us to explore the meaning of the terms, experience how they operate and direct them towards liberation. Time will include regular meditation periods, talks, dialogues, and study.

For whom?
This course is suitable for experienced practitioners (at least 3 silent retreats and 3 years of meditation practice).

Teacher AJAHN SUCITTO was born in London; he entered monastic life in Thailand in 1975 and since 1978 has lived in Britain. He has been teaching Dhamma since 1980, both in meditation retreats and in talks given regularly in monasteries. He has written a number of and teaches worldwide.

Since 1992 he has been the Sanghathera and senior incumbent of Cittaviveka monastery in West Sussex. Website:

Some details

  • All teachings are offered on a dana basis
  • Accommodation in shared rooms
  • All meals included – vegetarian food with the possibility of catering for special diets
  • If paying a deposit – balance to be paid no later than 4 weeks before the module start

Please go to for details on booking.

€ 550 (full price for shared room) / limited number of bursary places available.

Please note that there is also the additional option of camping at a reduced rate. If you are interested in camping, please contact


26 augustus @ 16:00
31 augustus @ 14:00
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