October 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm PDT
This morning we will recite the Five Mindfulness Trainings and hold a session of Questions and Answers with Sr. Túc Nghiêm, Br. Man Tuệ, Br. Pháp Nhỉ, and Sr. Phú Nghiêm. In Vietnamese and English.
Children’s Program: Families can drop off their young ones between the ages 6 and 12 after walking meditation in front of the Big Meditation Hall and pick them up before lunch. Register your child here.
This event is In-Person and requires advance registration (at the bottom of the page).
Please register by 8 AM on the day of the event. If you need to cancel, please reply to the confirmation email you receive.
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.
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Gate open to receive registered visitors
9:00 AM – Walking Meditation
10:15 AM – Dharma Talk (also available as a livestream)
11:30 AM – Ceremony to Recite the Five Mindfulness Trainings
12:30 PM – Vegetarian Lunch
2:00 PM – Day of Mindfulness concludes