Be a Refuge: Sacred Rain to Sustain our True Home

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Summer Retreat 2021 The Summer Retreat at Deer Park Monastery marks the first time we open the valley in the hidden mountain to welcome the larger lay community since the beginning of the pandemic. The monks and nuns of Deer Park are grateful to again be able to offer in-person retreats like this. This special […]

Live Guided Meditation (Online)

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining our morning session of sitting meditation. We will begin with the morning chant, followed by 30-minutes of guided meditation, and conclude with touching the earth practice in both English and Vietnamese. Live on Zoom or YouTube

Free

In-person Day of Mindfulness: Registration Required

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

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. Please sign […]

Live Dharma Talk (Online)

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

This is a free event. Live on Zoom (with translation) or YouTube

Free

Khóa tu tiếng Việt: Giữ Thơm Quê Mẹ – Vietnamese Retreat

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Núi đồi Lộc Uyển đang chờ đón quý vị về tham dự khóa tu để cùng nhau tận hưởng trời xanh, mây trắng, nghe chim hót đón chào một ngày mới với không khí thơm ngát hương Sage. Quý Thầy, quý sư cô mong quý vị có thể sắp xếp được để về Lộc Uyển […]

Happiness is the Way: Road Retreat 2021

2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Follow Deer Park Monastery’s brothers on their 4500 miles journey this summer to visit Sanghas in ten western states in the Happiness is the Way: Road Retreat 2021. 1. Depart Deer Park Monastery 2. Phoenix, Arizona – August 12-14 Two day non-residential retreat with a live event on August 13 at 10:30am Contact mcolpas@yahoo.com for […]

SAVE THE DATE: Path of Happiness Backpacking Retreat

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Mindful Walking in Nature Retreat Registration application: Available on July 30, 2021 This one week backpacking and hiking trip in Southern California will entail approximately 4-7 miles of walking with a fully-loaded backpack per day. Participants are required to bring their own backpacking gear, including a tent, sleeping items, personal cooking stove and gear. You […]

90-Day Rains Retreat

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido

Our sangha of monastics share with you the practice of the annual Rains Retreat at Deer Park for a 90 day period. For those wishing to join for the full 90-days, the first arrival day will be Tuesday, October 12. Other available arrival days for this practice period will be posted when they become available. […]