Deer Park Monastery was established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to share the practice of mindful living.

This 400-acre sanctuary rests peacefully in the chaparral mountains of southern California, surrounded and protected by oaks and the natural landscape.

Monk and Children in truck at Deer Park Monastery

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We offer retreats, days of mindfulness, and special events throughout the year.
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Meditation Classes

During our Winter Retreat this year, we will be offering a series of classes each month on Sunday afternoons.
Learn more and see the schedule >

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