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A collection of recent entries in the blogs on the Deer Park website.

Dear Mr. & Mrs. 1 %

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Dec 02, 2012 05:19 PM |

a love letter for the holiday season

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Buddhist Monastics in the West gathered at Deer Park

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Nov 01, 2012 04:52 AM |

from Oct 22-26 a group of 40 celibate Buddhist Monastics came to Deer Park

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Wake Up Tour in OR & WA: Sept 27 - Oct 15

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Sep 17, 2012 06:10 AM |

Wake Up is a movement for young adults for a healthy and compassionate society. Five monks and nuns from Deer Park will go on a tour together with 4 long term lay practitioners. Please help us share this good news!

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Photos from People of Color Retreat Weekend

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Aug 16, 2012 10:30 PM |

over 100 people came for this weekend, including a couple of wonderful Dharma Teachers

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Children's Program on Vesak Day

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Jun 03, 2012 04:13 AM |

a sharing by Sister Phu Nghiem

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Vesak - Buddha's Birthday Celebration - pictures

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at May 11, 2012 01:15 AM |

On Sunday May 6 over 300 people enjoyed celebrating the birth of the Buddha and at the same time touching mindfulness, understanding and love - the energies of a Buddha.

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Mindful Eating as Food for Thought - NY Times Article

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Feb 13, 2012 01:46 AM |

visit our brothers and sisters at Blue Cliff Monastery, NY through this article and pictures

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A Wonderful Video from Deer Park during our Holiday Retreat - The Spirit of Giving

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Jan 14, 2012 06:35 PM |

come in contact with nature, the teaching and community of Deer Park in this lovely slideshow

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Poetry from the Heart

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Dec 04, 2011 04:53 PM |

written by David Percival, OI member and Sangha builder in Albuquerque

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Together We Are One

Together We Are One

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Sep 21, 2011 03:28 AM |

inspired poetry from the recent retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh here at Deer Park

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Recorded songs at Deer Park

Recorded songs at Deer Park

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Aug 30, 2011 10:59 PM |

staff and monastics sining - warming up for Family Retreat

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Hidden Treasures on this website

Hidden Treasures on this website

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Jul 31, 2011 03:20 PM |

images from events at Deer Park always available to us

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Teen Camp & Family Retreat 2012 - new pictures

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Jul 17, 2011 10:15 PM |

share some of our joy from these retreats - look at these pictures

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Mindful Development

Mindful Development

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at May 08, 2011 04:58 AM |

a message from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to the 8th United Nation International Vesak Conference 2011

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Let the Earth Heal You

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Apr 30, 2011 08:30 PM |

a short video made by students about Deer Park Monastery

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On the Road with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Apr 21, 2011 02:35 PM |

a documentary about his monastic students in the making - please help support

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Rocks of Mindfulness

Rocks of Mindfulness

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Apr 06, 2011 09:15 PM |

creativity in and for awakening

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Monastic Lazy Days Camping Trip

Monastic Lazy Days Camping Trip

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Mar 25, 2011 04:10 AM |

Twelve nuns and seven monks enjoyed a 5 night camping trip during our lazy period after this past Winter Retreat.

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Community Day of Mindfulness in Ojai

Community Day of Mindfulness in Ojai

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Mar 18, 2011 10:40 PM |

The lay and monastic community of Deer Park Monastery offered a day of mindfulness at the Ojai Foundation in Ojai. This is one of the first places where our teacher, Thay offered talks and retreats in California in the 1980s.

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Course on Meditation - Continuation Day

Course on Meditation - Continuation Day

Posted by Chan Phap Ho at Feb 22, 2011 04:26 AM |

On Sunday February 20 we had our last class on the Fourteen Verses on Meditation here at Deer Park.

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