Getting Into the Stream: A Day of Mindfulness

Getting Into the Stream: A Day of Mindfulness

July 3 @ 9:00 am 2:00 pm PDT

This event is In-Person and requires advance registration (at the bottom of the page).

These events usually fill 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. If you have questions, please post a comment below. 

These events usually fill 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. If you have questions, please post a comment below. 

Important Information

Please register by 8 AM on the day of the event. If you need to cancel, please reply to the confirmation email you receive.

Our hope is to enjoy this time together in a way that keeps everyone healthy. For admittance, please be prepared to share your CDC card upon arrival showing complete COVID-19 vaccination. This means that at least 2 weeks will have passed between your second vaccination shot (if you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) or your single vaccination shot (if you received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) and the day you are scheduled to attend.

We ask for your understanding when we say that if you cannot provide a record of complete vaccination, you will not be allowed to enter the monastery. This requirement applies to every person who wishes to attend, regardless of age. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

In addition, we now require that you bring a face mask. Masks are required at all indoor activities, including listening to the Dharma talk, attending the recitation ceremony, and using the public restroom. 

In addition, 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.

Schedule

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Gate open to receive registered visitors

9:00 AM – Walking Meditation

10:15 AM – Pháp Thoại / Dharma Talk (translation available when needed)

11:30 AM – Ceremony to Recite the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings

1:00 PM – Vegetarian Lunch for all

2:00 PM – Day of Mindfulness concludes

Our Dharma talk will be offered in Vietnamese by Su Co Hộ Nghiêm. Translation will be provided.

Free – $100.00 Donations boxes in Dining Hall and Meditation Hall
2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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Getting into the Stream

This RSVP allows a single person to enter the monastery and attend the Day of Mindfulness. The gate is open from 8am-10am only. Please bring proof of your covid vaccination.

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Currently full
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16 responses to “Getting Into the Stream: A Day of Mindfulness”

  1. Hi,

    I have been trying to register but don’t have a WordPress account. When I go there to set one up I do t see anywhere that I’m able to do that. Any help or suggestions? I would be so disappointed to miss out on the retreat as a result.

    Thank you, Robyn
    Robynsherain@gmail.com

    • Apologies. It was incorrectly configured and is now fixed. You should be able to register without an account or fee.

  2. Dear Brothers and sisters,

    I registered for me and my son first time visiting Deer Park but I accidentally provided the wrong email address and now the reservation is full and closed. I was so excited for the visit but now what should i do? Please kindly advise, thank you 🙏🏻!

    • The reservations went through, just a bad email. I will update the address and resend confirmations.

    • We don’t make an announcement; we just open another spot. And there is no waitlist. We just opened 3 spots this morning.

  3. Will you have another day retreat soon? I had emailed hoping to sign up before registration was opened because I was traveling and could not check the website. and now I am so sad you are full Does everyone who registers usually show up( is it worth coming that day just in case people don’t show up?

    • We usually have many cancellations on Friday and Saturday before the Day of Mindfulness, so those are good times to check the website for openings. You do need to register to attend, but there is hope. Soon we will announce the rest of July and August.

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