Monastic Teaching Tour: Family Retreat and Educators at Blue Cliff Monastery
Join the monks and nuns from all three US practice centers for the Summer Family Retreat with Activities for Educators at Blue Cliff Monastery from August 9th-13th.
Family Retreat 2023
Our very popular annual retreat for families to join monastics and other practitioners in the Plum Village tradition. The retreat is full. However, we will have a waiting list available […]
Kimie’s Love Letter
Having recently completed our Teen Camp, and as we prepare for Family Retreat, enjoy this personal story from Kimie about her time at these retreats.
Hearing My Songs
A young person shares of her journey from attending a Teen Camp at age 16 followed by several more years of visiting Deer Park. They found a home.
This is a happy moment. It’s been 3-years since our last Family Retreat and we are happy for its return. We hope you are too! Note: Children and teens cannot […]
Home For The Cline Family
The Dharma Seal of the Plum Village tradition is “I have arrived, I am home.” While the “home” in this case is non-geographic in nature, it is reasonable to say […]
Treasure in the Mountains
During our last trip to Deer Park Monastery, I watched my two children skip down the road from Solidity Hamlet to the dining hall. My daughter’s hair flew up and […]