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Christmas Eve: An Afternoon of Mindfulness

December 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 9:00 pm PST

A special afternoon and evening of practice in the Great Hidden Mountain with a Dharma talk with Sr. Đẳng Nghiêm in English.

This event is In-Person and requires advance registration (at the bottom of the page). If you are not able to join us, the Dharma talk will be live streamed (see Calendar of Online Events for details)

Su Co Dang Nghiem

Important Information

If you need to cancel, please use our contact page to email us and let us know as soon as possible, so that other folks have the chance to attend.

We ask that all guests please observe our dress code: out of respect for our monastic brothers and sisters, please wear sleeves that cover the shoulders (short sleeves are acceptable), shirts that cover the midriff, and long pants or long skirts that are loose-fitting and cover the knees at all times. Please do not wear shorts, tank tops, nor tight-fitting clothing. We kindly ask friends to dress modestly for the duration of their time with us and to share this information with anyone attending the event with you. 

There is no cost incurred for participation in the Day of Mindfulness, but a donation is greatly appreciated to keep the monastery open and able to receive guests. You will find donation boxes in the meditation and dining halls or you can donate online.

Scheduled events occur rain or shine.


1:30 to 4 PM – Gate open to receive registered day visitors

3:00 PM – Walking Meditation

4:15 PM – Dharma Talk 

5:30 PM – Potluck Dinner in Solidity Hamlet Dining Hall. Please bring a vegetarian item

7:00 PM – Christmas Eve Music and Poetry Celebration at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall

9:00 PM – Christmas Eve of Mindfulness concludes


2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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