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Christmas Eve: An Afternoon of Mindfulness

December 24, 2022 @ 3:00 pm 9:00 pm PST

Please join us for a special Afternoon of Mindfulness. We love offering the dharma to friends who are able to physically visit Deer Park and we offer such activities as walking meditation, a dharma talk, mindful eating, and a be-in. . This event usually fills up due to limited space, so be sure to register in advance so you can attend. And if your circumstances change, please cancel your reservation so others may take advantage of the Great Hidden Mountain.

Important Information

Please register by 8 AM on the day of the event. If you need to cancel, please login again on this page and indicate you are not attending.

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 with Thay Phap Luu

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

7:00 PM – Be In at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall

9:00 PM – Afternoon of Mindfulness concludes

2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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7 responses to “Christmas Eve: An Afternoon of Mindfulness”

  1. I would like to register for 3 people (myself, husband, adult son) to participate at the Dec 24, 2022 Xmas Eve Mindfulness event at Deer Park, beginning 3 pm. Please let me know if we can join. We will bring cash donations. Thank you.

  2. Will the book shop be open today? I’d like to purchase a cushion if possible. I am looking forward to sharing the energy today.

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