Deer Park Monastery was established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to share the practice of mindful living.

Translation / Dịch : Vietnamese Spanish

This 400-acre sanctuary rests peacefully in the chaparral mountains of southern California, surrounded and protected by oaks and the natural landscape.

Monk and Children in truck at Deer Park Monastery


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.

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