Celebrating Dennis Howard – generosity embodied

On our first Day of Mindfulness for the beautiful Spring Season we listened to a recording of Kate Wolf’s “Give Yourself to Love” played by Dennis and Ondrej. We also shared about some of the many gifts Dennis offered to Deer Park and many members of the Sangha during his time staying with us. We had […]

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Deer Park Monastery Releases a New Website

Dear Community. Dear Thay. Deer Park Monastery releases a new website platform and design for our online visitors. We are very grateful you are there and it makes us happy. We hope you are enjoying the spring as much as we are – the weather remains sunny and warm here in Southern California and the sangha […]

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BUILDING ZEN

Mindfulness, Sustainable Design, Green Building and Collaborative Construction Presentation by Ed Earl, Principal of Priority One Projects, at a straw bale workshop for the nunnery construction project at Deer Park Monastery, founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Combining the mindfulness practices of meditation with the concepts of sustainable design and straw bale green building […]

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Discover the Joy of Togetherness

Wake Up Retreat for young adults (18-35 yrs old) will be held April 1-5. We cannot explain in words what this retreat will offer… A slide show from last years retreat might help you understand! Enjoy 8 minutes: Registration is still open!

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