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.
Starting on December 17, 2021 fully vaccinated friends are invited to join the community of monastics and lay practitioners in following the daily rhythm and practice schedule of the monastery for a weekend, weeklong or longer stay.
Due to insufficient causes and conditions, the monastery will not be hosting our Formal Annual Holiday Family Retreat.
Monastery is now open for Day of Mindfulness on Sundays
The monastics at Magnolia Grove Monastery are happy to share with you the monastery welcome fully vaccinated friends with proof of vaccination, to join us for the Day of Mindfulness on Sundays.
Practice with us Online
You are invited to join us on Zoom for our Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics. Different monastics will facilitate the practice session. Format will vary each time.
Sharings from the Monastery
Dear beloved friends, You are invited to join us on Zoom for our Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays with Magnolia Grove Monastics. Different monastics will facilitate the practice session. Format will vary each time. The program will be as follows (subject to change): – 5′ introduction – 15′ guided meditation, – 30′ Dharma talk – 45′ Questions and Answers / "Gallery" Sharing / Sharing in breakout groups Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required. When: Thursdays at 04:00PM…Find out more »
Oprah Winfrey talks with Thich Nhat Hanh Excerpt – Powerful