The Christmas Eve of Mindfulness is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery. Dinner will be a vegan and vegetarian potluck. Please feel free to bring a vegan or vegetarian dish for this special day. Gate opens at 2:00 PM.
|3:30 PM||Dharma Talk|
|5:30 PM||Vegan & Vegetarian Potluck Dinner|
|7:00 PM||Candlelight Walking Meditation & Christmas Caroling|
|8:00 PM||Sharing in the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall|
There is no registration for the Eve of Mindfulness; you just show up. There is no cost incurred for participation in the day, but dana (donation) is greatly appreciated. There are donation boxes in the meditation and dining halls.
We ask that all guests please wear modest clothing such as shirts that cover the shoulders and midsection and pants or long skirts that cover the knees even while sitting in a meditative posture.
Scheduled Eves of Mindfulness occur rain or shine.