Pho Tri (Wisdom Meditation School) Day of Mindfulness

Wisdom Meditation School 7233 Pleasant Valley Road, Vacaville, CA, United States

Please save the date for the latest in the Wisdom Meditation School's ongoing series of days of mindfulness in Vacaville. Details are in the PDFs linked below. If you have any questions about this DOM, please contact Châu Yoder: PhotriDOM@gmail.com

Deer Park Wake Up Retreat 2024

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA, United States

An in-person 7-day retreat, April 7-13, for young adults between the ages of 18 and 35 years old, hosted by Deer Park Monastery with the support of monastics and practitioners in the Plum Village Tradition. For more information, see the Deer Park website: https://deerparkmonastery.org/event/wake-up-retreat-2024/

Deepening White Awareness & Engaged Practice

Online

How in these times can the Plum Village practice community contribute to transforming racial injustice and support wise, skillful, and compassionate action grounded in love—in short, create beloved community? Please join the Deepening White Awareness Sangha for three half-days of mindfulness, offered to individuals who self-identify as white, to mindfully explore our whiteness. We will follow the

Free

Day of Mindfulness April 13

Udumbaba Retreat Center / Duc Vien Tinh Lien 21055 Summit Road, Los Gatos, CA, United States

Bay Area Sanghas are invited to a day of nourishing practices in the Plum Village Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh at a beautiful monastery in the Santa Cruz mountains. Please use this form to RSVP to help with planning and carpooling: https://forms.gle/5WeDakHxXdnikky78 See further details in the flyer below.

Free

Sangha Builders Tea

Shantideva Monastery 30345 Palomares Road, Castro Valley, California, United States

If you are a sangha organizer, facilitator, or someone on the OI path, you are warmly invited to an in-person tea time. Anyone who is a sangha organizer/facilitator in the Plum Village tradition is welcome. Please RSVP to dylan@tweney.com if you're planning on coming. This is a chance for organizers, facilitators, caretaking council members, ordained

Deer Park BIPOC Retreat

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA, United States

Deer Park Monastery is hosting a BIPOC Mindfulness Retreat as an expression of our continuing commitment to creating a nourishing, healing, and empowering space for members of our spiritual family who self-identify as BIPOC. For more information, see the Deer Park website: https://deerparkmonastery.org/event/bipoc-retreat-2024/  

Vesak Celebration at Shantideva

Shantideva Monastery 30345 Palomares Road, Castro Valley, California, United States

This coming Sunday, May 11, Shantideva Monastery welcomes the community to a Vesak celebration. Vesak is the annual observance of the Buddha's birthday and/or enlightenment day.  You are welcome to join us for a half-day of meditation from 10 a.m. until 2 or 2:30 p.m. (you can arrive as early as 9:30).  Please bring your

Deer Park Music Festival

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA, United States

Rhythm of the Earth is a Mindful Music Festival at Deer Park Monastery and fundraiser for producing a documentary honoring Sister Chan Khong, the first fully-ordained monastic disciple of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. For more information, see the Deer Park website: https://deerparkmonastery.org/event/rhythm-of-the-earth-2024/  

Healthy Boundaries Training

Online

Dear Friends, We hope this finds you well in body and spirit.  We are writing to invite you to a Plum Village-rooted training on Healthy Boundaries in Sanghas, offered via Zoom on Saturday, June 8, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Eastern , with a lunch break from 1:00 to 1:45 Eastern . Please forward to your

Free

Deer Park Family Retreat

Deer Park Monastery 2499 Melru Lane, Escondido, CA, United States

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 will have an opportunity to deepen their experience of the practice. Parents and adults are given the opportunity to explore the practice through activities such

Shantideva Sangha Practice / Sangha Building

We invite anyone in the community to join our practice from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates: June 29, July 20, September 7, October 19, and November 16. (Note: usually the third Saturday of each month.) We extend a special invitation to OI members, OI aspirants, OI-curious people, sangha facilitators, and anyone

Sangha connections tea on Zoom

Please join us for the latest in our series of virtual tea-time gatherings on Saturday, July 13, from 3:30-5pm Pacific time. Bring something to drink, and bring your questions, concerns, and aspirations. This is a chance for sangha members, sangha organizers, facilitators, caretaking council members, ordained Order of Interbeing members, OI aspirants, OI-curious folks, and

Free