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
Kính thưa quý vị Phật tử và thân hữu xa gần, Bắt đầu vào tháng 03, quý Thầy và quý Sư cô kính mời quý vị tham dự Ngày quán niệm online vào Chủ Nhật (tuần thứ nhất và thứ ba trong tháng) . Ngày quán niệm sẽ bắt đầu với pháp thoại vào 7:45 sáng (California), 8:45 sáng (Colorado), 9:45 sáng (Chicago), 10:45 sáng (New York), 10:45 tối (Việt Nam) và sau đó sẽ có tụng 14 Giới Tiếp…Find out more »
“Maternal love is our first taste of love, the origin of all feelings of love. Our mother is the teacher who first teaches us love, the most important subject in life. Without my mother I could never have known how to love. Thanks to her I can love my neighbours. Thanks to her I can love all living beings.” -from “A Rose for Your Pocket”, by Thich Nhat Hanh What do our parents mean to us? Can we see our…Find out more »
Click here to register October 25, 2021 | Special message from the monastery: Dear Friends, Because of how well the COVID vaccination works, we are happy to open our monastery to visitors. To keep our community safe, we have always chosen to meet or exceed the CDC guidelines. We now feel safe welcoming fully vaccinated friends to visit us in person. Friends who have not yet or who for some reason cannot get the vaccination are welcome to join us…Find out more »
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