Children

Children’s Program at Deer Park Monastery (2017)

Dear Parents and Children, On the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, after walking meditation, the community listens to a dharma talk followed by either the 5 or 14 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation. On these days, we offer a children’s program for children aged 6-12 so that parents may fully participate in the activities. However, […]

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Day of Mindfulness

The Sunday of Mindfulness starts at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall above the main parking lot. It is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery. Children’s program on this date: Children are welcome to participate in walking meditation with their families. At the […]

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Day of Mindfulness

The Sunday of Mindfulness starts at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall above the main parking lot. It is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery. Children’s program on this date: Children are welcome to participate in walking meditation with their families. At the […]

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Day of Mindfulness: Thay Giac Thanh Memorial Day

On this Day of Mindfulness, we will remember the first abbot of Deer Park Monastery, Thay Giac Thanh. The day starts at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall above the main parking lot. It is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery. Children’s program […]

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Family Retreat

With the practice of mindfulness as the base, we shall learn to practice deep listening and loving speech to nourish true harmony within our families. During this retreat, we shall learn to practice together as an extended family and to support each other at home, in the work place, and at school. At times, adults […]

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Children’s Program at Deer Park Monastery (2016)

Dear Parents and Children As many of you know, we offer a children’s program on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month (with a few exceptions) which are the days the adults recite either the Five Mindfulness Trainings or the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings. This year the schedule is as follows: April 17, 2016 May 1, 2016 […]

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Mindfulness Retreat in English – Breathe, It’ll Be Okay!

This English retreat, with the theme Breathe, It’ll Be Okay!, will be led by Thich Nhat Hanh’s community of monks and nuns. The event provides an opportunity to learn the art of mindfulness, to deepen your mindfulness training, and to taste the joy and peace of practicing as a community. The retreat is open to […]

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