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.

The monastery continues to remain physically closed during the pandemic. When the time comes to reopen, we will share here or through our newsletter.

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Offerings from the Monastery

Meet the White Sage Family

Meet the White Sage Family

On September 5th, 2020 the monastics of Deer Park Monastery ordained three new novice monks. Please join us in welcoming ...
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Dreaming of Thầy Dreaming

Dear Friends on the Path, I hope you enjoy this digital painting. It was inspired by Thầy’s account of a ...
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Br. Minh Dung at the Pond

Deer Park Featured in Union-Tribune

On Sunday, November 8, the San Diego Union-Tribune offered two articles in recognization of our 20-year anniversary. K.C. Alfred / ...
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Walking Meditation

Online Days of Mindfulness

Here at Deer Park, we are just beginning our 90-Day "Rains" Retreat, a tradition that dates back to the time ...
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Face-to-Face Ceremony – Livestream

Following a tradition that dates back to the Buddha’s time, each year the Deer Park fourfold Sangha has a 3-month ...
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Counting Sticks Ceremony – Livestream

Following a tradition that dates back to the Buddha’s time, each year the Deer Park fourfold Sangha has a 3-month ...
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