This 400-acre sanctuary rests peacefully in the chaparral mountains of southern California, surrounded and protected by oaks and the natural landscape.
Retreats offer participants the opportunity to enjoy the daily schedule of the monastery and our practices of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and mindful eating.
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Days of Mindfulness
Please check our Calendar to confirm that the monastery will host a Day of Mindfulness on the Sunday you wish to visit. The monastery gate will be open from 8 AM and close at 4 PM.
News & Updates
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese Spanish Immerse yourself in the living tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, as taught by nine of our senior Dharma teachers. Lion’s Roar Magazine and the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation present a very special free 5-day online summit from March 25-29. In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh offers a […]
Mar 18, 2020
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishKính gửi quý đạo hữu gần xa. Chúng tôi kính cảm ơn quý vị đã luôn luôn yểm trợ chúng tôi trong thời gian vừa qua. Nhận thức được sự bùng phát của coronavirus (COVID-19) trên toàn cầu, bao gồm cả bờ biển phía tây của Hoa Kỳ, quý thầy […]
Mar 12, 2020
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese Spanish Dear Beloved Community, Aware of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across the Globe, including the west coast of the United States, we have taken the difficult decision to close Deer Park Monastery to the public, from now until May 1st. We will review and update this decision over the coming […]
Mar 12, 2020
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishWe are very happy to let you know that we will host another Earth Holder Retreat Feb 26 – Mar 1, 2020. In 2014 we offered a weekend retreat and in 2016 a four day retreat, for us as a community to come back to ourselves and the Earth, for […]
Dec 14, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishWe are happy to announce the Special Retreat schedule for the first half of 2020. We hope that many of you will be able to join the Deer Park community to experience the art of mindful living. Feb 26 – Mar 1 Earth Holder Retreat Click here […]
Nov 23, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishDear Friends, We are happy Deer Park Monastery continues to be a place of refuge and transformation for many people who come and learn the art of mindful living. Recently we informed the community about upcoming changes to our Days of Mindfulness. To recap, in order for the quality of […]
Oct 18, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishThe Dharma Teachers of Deer Park will take turn to offer talks on Sundays during this annual retreat (mid-Sept – mid Dec) on the theme Nourishing body, mind and right action. The talks will be uploaded regularly to our Deer Park Monastery Channel on You Tube. Some of the text […]
Sep 25, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishDear Plum Village friends everywhere, An exciting invitation to join thousands of Plum Village friends around the world for coordinated Earth Justice practice! The Plum Village Earth Holder Community is encouraging sangha members around the world to support young people on September 20 in the Global Climate Strike, and then to […]
Sep 4, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishEvery year Deer Park offers our beloved Family Retreat. It is a time where families from all over come together with the aspiration to cultivate their understanding and love. Family Retreat offers a unique space for each member of the family to deepen their experience of the practice. Parents and […]
Jul 30, 2019
Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese SpanishDeer Park Monastery Dharma Talks Player Please click on a link near a teacher to play his or her dharma talk here. All dharma talks were recorded at Deer Park Monastery unless noted otherwise.
Jul 20, 2019