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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Rose Ceremony – “Greatest Gifts of Life”

September 6 - September 8

This is an opportunity to remember our parents. Regardless whether they are still with us or they have passed on, we can foster gratitude for everything they have done for us, and we can be their beautiful continuation. How do we recognize the good and not so good elements inside of us and to reconcile with our past difficulties so we can have a better future? In this retreat, you will have a chance to do guided-sitting meditation on the…

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