News and Updates

Give Mother Earth 18 Months

Dear Plum Village friends everywhere, An exciting invitation to join thousands of Plum Village friends around the world for coordinated Earth Justice practice! The Plum Village Earth Holder Community is encouraging sangha members around the world to support young people on September 20 in the Global Climate Strike, and then to follow this with various ways […]

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Family Retreat 2019 Dharma Talks

Every year Deer Park offers our beloved Family Retreat. It is a time where families from all over come together with the aspiration to cultivate their understanding and love. Family Retreat offers a unique space for each member of the family to deepen their experience of the practice. Parents and adults are given the opportunity […]

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Dharma Talks by Deer Park Monastery’s Dharma Teachers

Deer Park Monastery Dharma Talks Player Please click on a link near a teacher to play his or her dharma talk here. All dharma talks were recorded at Deer Park Monastery unless noted otherwise.  

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Next Day of Mindfulness on July 28, 2019

The Deer Park community is mindfully preparing to host our annual summer retreats during the months of June and July. This is a special and busy time as we welcome new and returning families and teens to practice joyfully together with the fourfold community. As a result, the monastery will not host regular Sunday Days […]

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Meeting Thầy’s Life Force

By Sister Dang Nghiem I had the opportunity to see Thầy at the root temple, Từ Hiếu, on March 16, 2019. Thầy was eating breakfast when I walked in. He looked at me intently as I knelt with joined palms. “Dear Thầy, I am Dang Nghiem, your child and disciple,” I said. Thầy nodded several […]

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Family Retreat and Teen Camp Staff Program

We are very happy to inform you that we are offering a Family Retreat and Teen Camp staff program at Deer Park Monastery. Before, during, and after the retreats, we need additional help, so we are inviting mindfulness practitioners who have already attended a 5-day retreat (or longer) at a Plum Village monastery to apply […]

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Viet Wake Up North American Tour 2019

Dharma talks by Sr. D during the Viet Wake Up North American Tour 2019 “True Love True Happiness – Video” “True Love True Happiness – Audio” “Beginning Anew As the Way Out – Audio” This year, Viet Wake Up Tour 2019 will be held during Summer break in the following cities: 1. Miami, FL: May […]

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Children’s Program at Deer Park Monastery

Thank you to the many parents who expressed interest in our children’s program. We are happy to announce that we will host the children’s program on June 2 of 2019. Please click here for more details. The program is for children 6-12 years old. Children will learn basic mindfulness practices from monastic and lay program […]

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A New Generation of Monastics at Deer Park Monastery

As the spring retreat opens we have several people participating in our aspirant training program here at Deer Park. The monastic community continues and is growing deeper roots on this land! This past winter retreat the monks of Solidity Hamlet offered a class entitled: Introduction to Monastic Life. The class was open to all friends […]

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Day of Mindfulness For Teens And Young Adults with Viet Roots

  Day of Mindfulness For Teens And Young Adults with Viet Roots: “Returning To Your Roots” Saturday, July 7, 2018 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Mile Square Regional Park, Shelter #11 (in front of the Tran Hung Dao’s statue) 16801 Euclid Street Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Please join us for this Day of Mindfulness with […]

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