The Thanksgiving Day of Mindfulness is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery. Lunch will be a vegan and vegetarian potluck. Please feel free to bring a vegan or vegetarian dish for the meal on this day of gratitude.
There is no registration to participate on this holiday. You just show up.
Tentative Schedule for the Day
|9:00 AM||Dharma Talk in Big Meditation Hall|
|10:30 AM||Walking Meditation|
|11:30 AM||Ceremony Giving Thanks to Ancestors|
|12:30 PM||Vegan & Vegetarian Potluck Lunch|
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 pants or long skirts that cover the knees while standing and sitting.
Scheduled Days of Mindfulness occur rain or shine.