Established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and practicing the Plum Village Tradition, we share the practice of mindful living.

We openly and warmly welcome the diversity of your experience to this place of refuge and healing wherever you come from, however you look or identify, whomever you love.


Thich Nhat Hanh Memorial

Honoring our beloved teacher

Watch “A Cloud Never Dies”

In response to the war and growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, our international Plum Village community is releasing A Cloud Never Dies, a documentary about our teacher, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay).


Personal Retreats

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.

Days of Mindfulness (Sundays)

The day can help support you in your practice of mindfulness, taking an entire day to come back home to the present moment and learn to take care of ourselves. 

Practice with Us Online

You are invited to join us on Zoom for our Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays from 5:00pm-6:00pm Central Time with Magnolia Grove Monastics.


Sharings from the Monastery

2024 Personal Retreat calendar now open! Save the dates for Themed Retreats!

We are happy to announce that our 2024 Personal Retreat calendar has been finalized and dates are now open for ...

2-Year Memorial Ceremony Honoring Thay, our Teacher: Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024

**Tickets on Eventbrite are now sold out. If you'd like to attend, please email us at office@magnoliagrovemonastery.org to register.** For ...

Resources to help Sanghas honor Thay on second anniversary of his transformation

This month, the International Plum Village Community will formally bring its two-year mourning period for dear Thay to a close ...

Magnolia Grove Weekly online meditation and mindfulness practice sessions are back!

After a break of almost 4 months (!) for our US Tour, we are back online for you since this ...

May these words of wisdom and powerful stories bring you transformation, peace and happiness.

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March 2024

Personal Retreats | March 1st to March 15th

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - March 15 @ 9:00 am
Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd.
Batesville, MS 38606 United States
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In addition to the schedule of Themed Retreats, Magnolia Grove is open for personally planned visits at specific times during the year. This is a wonderful opportunity to truly come home: to rest, refresh, heal, and cultivate mindfulness in daily life. Join the community of monastics and lay practitioners in following the daily rhythm and practice schedule of the monastery. We invite you to join us for a deep experience of mindful living for a two-week, one-week, or weekend retreat, as…

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Sunday Day of Mindfulness

March 3 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2024

Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd.
Batesville, MS 38606 United States
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For more info and to register, please visit: https://magnoliagrovemonastery.org/come-for-the-day/ Weekly on Sundays we hold Days of Mindfulness. We welcome you to come practice the art of mindful living with our community. These days can help support you in your practice of mindfulness, taking an entire day to come back home to the present moment and learn to take care of ourselves. No experience is required and anyone can benefit from even one day of mindfulness. Other activities include a Dharma…

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Online Mindfulness Practice Session on Thursdays

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 11, 2024

Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd.
Batesville, MS 38606 United States

After a break of almost 4 months (!) for our US Tour, we are back online for you since this Thursday, November 30.  Please note the new start time: We will start one hour later than previously and the session will last one hour from 5-6pm Central time. Sessions are led by monastics of Magnolia Grove Monastery every Thursday afternoon. Note: There will be no session in the Holiday week of Dec 28. We hope to see you there! Please register here: Registration link…

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Personal Retreats | March 22nd to March 29th

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - March 29 @ 9:00 am
Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd.
Batesville, MS 38606 United States
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In addition to the schedule of Themed Retreats, Magnolia Grove is open for personally planned visits at specific times during the year. This is a wonderful opportunity to truly come home: to rest, refresh, heal, and cultivate mindfulness in daily life. Join the community of monastics and lay practitioners in following the daily rhythm and practice schedule of the monastery. We invite you to join us for a deep experience of mindful living for a two-week, one-week, or weekend retreat, as…

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April 2024

Personal Retreats | April 5th to May 5th

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd.
Batesville, MS 38606 United States
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In addition to the schedule of Themed Retreats, Magnolia Grove is open for personally planned visits at specific times during the year. This is a wonderful opportunity to truly come home: to rest, refresh, heal, and cultivate mindfulness in daily life. Join the community of monastics and lay practitioners in following the daily rhythm and practice schedule of the monastery. We invite you to join us for a deep experience of mindful living for a two-week, one-week, or weekend retreat, as…

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A special coverage on Magnolia Grove Monastery
from Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Taking refuge in Mississippi –
The Manifestation of Magnolia Grove Monastery by Paul Davis

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