The Present

About Us

The Present is an organization by Vietnam Shangha in order to introduce and bring meditaion closer to people.

"Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life." - Thich Nhat Hanh.

TEACHER: CHITANANDA

Born in California, Chitananda has been on the path for 15 years under the guidance of extraordinarily bright, heart-centered teachers in a rich school of Buddhism. He attributes his success in academics, athletics and career to his daily home meditation practice. In fact, meditation is his favorite thing, because it's the one thing that gives to all the other things he loves (career success, SCUBA, Martial Arts, etc.). And he loves sharing it with all sincere students.

Chitananda has applied the teachings in everyday modern life, right here in the Bay Area for years, in several arenas, as a...

Software Engineer at a major company in S.F. (current)

Businessman (prior career)

Martial Artist in a few styles (hard and soft)

SCUBA diver

Student @ Cal (gr. 2006)

Chitananda is a success coach, having worked many years in Silicon Valley as a Programmer and Project Manager for the big names in SV. He is now the CEO, Founder, and Head of Product of MentorAmp, a startup specializing in supporting Life and Career Coaches expand their reach and deepen their impact.

Chitananda is also a Career & Spirituality Coach, with a proven record of lifting his people in position and salary. For example, one of his people went from $60k annual salary and feeling completely disempowered in her role to $120k in the new role of her dreams, all within 2 months of working with Chitananda.

About Us

The Present is an organization by Vietnam Shangha in order to introduce and bring meditaion closer to people.

"Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life." - Thich Nhat Hanh.

TEACHER: CHITANANDA

Born in California, Chitananda has been on the path for 15 years under the guidance of extraordinarily bright, heart-centered teachers in a rich school of Buddhism. He attributes his success in academics, athletics and career to his daily home meditation practice. In fact, meditation is his favorite thing, because it's the one thing that gives to all the other things he loves (career success, SCUBA, Martial Arts, etc.). And he loves sharing it with all sincere students.

Chitananda has applied the teachings in everyday modern life, right here in the Bay Area for years, in several arenas, as a...

Software Engineer at a major company in S.F. (current)

Businessman (prior career)

Martial Artist in a few styles (hard and soft)

SCUBA diver

Student @ Cal (gr. 2006)

Chitananda is a success coach, having worked many years in Silicon Valley as a Programmer and Project Manager for the big names in SV. He is now the CEO, Founder, and Head of Product of MentorAmp, a startup specializing in supporting Life and Career Coaches expand their reach and deepen their impact.

Chitananda is also a Career & Spirituality Coach, with a proven record of lifting his people in position and salary. For example, one of his people went from $60k annual salary and feeling completely disempowered in her role to $120k in the new role of her dreams, all within 2 months of working with Chitananda.

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