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. Our entrance gate opens at 2:00 PM.
There is no registration to participate on this holiday. You just show up.
|3:00 PM||Dharma Talk|
|5:00 PM||Vegan & Vegetarian Potluck Dinner|
|7:00 PM||Candlelight Walking Meditation|
|8:00 PM||Sharing in the Ocean of Peace (Big) Meditation Hall|
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, back, and midsection and long pants or skirts that cover the knees while standing and sitting.
The scheduled Christmas Eve of Mindfulness will occur rain or shine.