In Person Day of Mindfulness: Registration Required

September 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am 2:00 pm PDT

We are happy to announce that registration for the in-person Day of Mindfulness is here! We kindly ask all visitors to register using the link below:

Register for this Day of Mindfulness

If registration is full, please try again later. There is no waiting list, but spaces become available when there are cancellations. We also provide an online stream of the Guided Meditation, Dharma Talk, and Ceremony.

Need to Cancel?

If you are unable to attend, look in your confirmation email from Eventbrite and click the link: View and manage your order online. Here you can cancel your registration so another person can attend. It will look something like this:

Eventbrite screenshot for cancellations.

Our hope is to enjoy the Day of Mindfulness together in a way that keeps everyone healthy. For admittance, please be prepared to share your CDC card showing complete COVID-19 vaccination. This is a requirement that applies to every person wishing to attend. We 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 restrooms.

For reasons of safety, the monastery is unable to offer lunch to our day visitors on this day. We kindly ask all day visitors to bring their own vegetarian lunch in compostable packaging.

Campground location for walking meditation

The in-person Day of Mindfulness starts with a walking meditation gathering at 9 AM. As you arrive to our main parking lot, please enjoy your walk up the paved road. The Day of Mindfulness can begin as we make our first steps into Deer Park, allowing our body to relax, bringing our attention to our feet, letting go of anxiety and stress. Our gathering location will be on your right as you walk up the main road, nestled under the oak and pepper trees, close to the campground shower block.


9:00 AM    Walking meditation
10:15 AM    Dharma talk (Pháp Thoại) with Thay Pháp Dung
11:30 AM    Ceremony to Recite the Fourteen Mindfulness Trainings
12:30 PM    Enjoy your own vegetarian lunch – No meal provided by the monastery
2:00 PM    Day of Mindfulness concludes

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 including shirts that cover the shoulders, back, and midsection. We also ask that all guests wear pants or long skirts that cover the knees while standing and while sitting in a meditative posture.

Scheduled Days of Mindfulness occur rain or shine.

Free Donations accepted in Mediation Hall Donation Box
2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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10 responses to “In Person Day of Mindfulness: Registration Required”

  1. Hello,
    I would like to register for the day of mindfulness on Sunday, September 5th. Please let me know if there are any more available spaces.
    Thank you!

  2. Happy Thursday!
    I would like to register for mindfulness on Sunday. Are there any spaces available?

    • Hi Angie. The event just sold out. However, people do cancel as plans change so please keep checking the link above to see if any new tickets become available.

  3. Hi,
    We were planning to visit the Monastery on Sunday, Sep 5. The day of mindfulness sessions are sold out.
    Will it be possible to visit monastery and temples without attending the sessions? Any suggested activities for our visit?

    • Hello friend, We are happy you would like to visit the monastery. The registration is required to enter the property, whether you attend sessions or not. Please keep checking the link above to see if there are any cancellations and space reopens.

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