Magnolia Grove Monastery was established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to share the practice of mindful living.

This 120-acre residential monastery and mindfulness practice center  rests peacefully in Northwest Mississippi. It is a place to rest with the present moment and to live peacefully with the faithful friend, our breathing.


Weekly sangha meeting with monastics from Magnolia Grove Monastery

You are invited to join us on Zoom for our weekly sangha session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics

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Peace is every breath

Update: Extending Temporary Closure of Magnolia Grove Monastery in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) till November 30, 2020

In view of the developing situation and the continuing lockdown, our monastery will remain closed till the November 30, 2020, or until further notice.

Naturally we hope to re-open as soon as possible to welcome all our friends back again to practice with us but our decision to re-open will be guided by official recommendations.

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Online Holiday Retreat

December 30, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Holiday Retreat (online) - December 30, 2020 - January 03, 2021 We have received emails and messages from friends expressing how much they miss being at Magnolia Grove Monastery. In the past months, the Brothers and Sisters have found different ways to stay connected with you and we hope to continue to do so. Our Weekly Online Mindfulness Practice session has been a source a nourishment for us. Please know that we continue to keep you in our hearts and…

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