Rhythm of the Earth Mindful Music Festival

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA

Save the Date! Rhythm of the Earth, a Mindful Music Festival at Deer Park Monastery. Multiple stages and types of music. This is a fundraiser event for building a new monks residence. More information coming soon.

Family Retreat 2023

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA

Our very popular annual retreat for families to join monastics and other practitioners in the Plum Village tradition. Registration will open sometime in Spring 2023. Family Retreat is a retreat for families of all descriptions. In this retreat we will have programs for adults, children, tweens, and teens, ensuring that every member of your family […]

Teen Camp 2023

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA

The Monastic Sisters and Brothers of Deer Park Monastery are thrilled to be hosting Teen Camp, a unique opportunity for 13-18 year-olds to practice mindfulness in nature, surrounded by other young people who want to grow in understanding and love. At Teen Camp we will make meaningful friendships, learn skills to lead happier lives, and […]

US Tour 2023

Deer Park Monastery, Blue Cliff Monastery, and Magnolia Grove Monastery will come together and offer a tour with monastics and lay practitioners in the Plum Village tradition. Retreats will take place at each of the three practice centers and potentially some beyond. More details and dates will be posted when they become available. Here at […]