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.
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The monastery has been reopening to visitors over the summer months. This makes us happy and brings joy. Always check the calendar below for when we might offer in-person events. We are not open for drop-in visitors. When we do have visitors, everyone must be fully vaccinated and be able provide proof of vaccination.