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.
Our community is commemorating the life and legacy of our beloved teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh, who passed away on 22nd January 2022. Join us for the final ceremonies of remembrance, gratitude, and tribute.
COVID-19 Safety measures:
UPDATED: As of 20th August 2022, in light of the easing of Covid restrictions, Magnolia Grove Monastery has suspended most of our previous health protocols which were in place (vaccination status & mask-wearing).
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.
Day of Mindfulness
(Thursday & Sunday)
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 4:00pm-5:30pm Central Time with Magnolia Grove Monastics.
Sharings from the Monastery
More information will be posted soon.Find out more »
“Our mind is a field in which every kind of seed is sown — seeds of compassion, joy, and hope, seeds of sorrow, fear, and difficulties. Every day our thoughts, words, and deeds plant new seeds in the field of our consciousness, and what these seeds generate becomes the substance of our life.” Understanding Our Own Mind by Thich Nhat Hanh “By taking good care of the present moment, we take good care of the future.” —Thich Nhat Hanh …Find out more »
A special coverage on Magnolia Grove Monastery
from Mississippi Public Broadcasting