News and Updates

Holiday Retreat | Dec. 28th, 2023 – Jan.1st, 2024 | Registration OPEN

We welcome families, couples and individuals of all ages, genders, and all nationalities to this 5-day, in-person retreat at Magnolia Grove Monastery. Knowing we all can’t be home for the holidays, we can still come home to ourselves through our practice. We can come to the warmth of the fireplace that is already inside of […]

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You Belong Here by Kayla Brooks

I belong hereYou belong hereWe belong hereWe won’t belong here We could be…A harmonious collection of energiesA cacophony of beautyWe call this intentional communityA hodge podgeOf this and thatBusiness suits meets dirty slacks Always putting people outWhat about bringing em inAlways silencing voicesWhat about listening earsQuestions and queryOh myAre we not wearyOf the toilThe burdenThe […]

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90-day Rains Retreat Application | Nov. 01, 2023 – Feb. 04, 2024

90-day Rains Retreat in 2022 The 90-day Rains Retreat is an annual retreat whose origins date back to the time of the Buddha. It is a time for Buddhist monastics to deepen their studies, practice, healing, and transformation. In the Plum Village tradition, we also welcome lay practitioners to join us and participate in the […]

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Nourishing Ourselves, Caring for Others Retreat for in-person and online

Dear beloved friends, It is our great happiness to share with you the Nourishing Ourselves, Caring for Others Mindfulness Retreat for mental health and medical healthcare profession, first responders, caregivers, and those in training is now available ONLINE and IN-PERSON. This is our first ever hybrid retreat. Registration is now open for those who wish […]

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U.S. Tour Volunteer Application Form at Magnolia Grove Monastery

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer at our monastery during the US Tour!  We are in need of volunteers to help support two of our upcoming retreats during this US Tour:  A general retreat: I Have Arrived I am Home: Aug. 30–Sept 3 and a Healthcare Retreat: Sept. 6–10. To best support us, we […]

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The Beloved Community: Thich Nhat Hanh’s Monastics To Tour U.S. Aug. 2 to Oct. 24

Following in the footsteps of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, his monastics will lead a teaching tour across the United States later this year, with retreats planned at each of the International Plum Village Community’s three U.S. monasteries, in New York, Mississippi, and California.  The first U.S. tour since Thich Nhat Hanh’s passing in January […]

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US Tour 2023 | Sept. 06-10 : Nourishing Ourselves, Caring for Others – A Mindfulness Retreat for Healthcare Professionals, First responders, and Caregivers IN-PERSON & ONLINE

Go back and take care of yourself. Your body needs you, your feelings need you, your perceptions need you. Your suffering needs you to acknowledge it. Go home and be there for all these things. – Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh Please kindly note that registration will close on September 04. Join the monastic community […]

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US TOUR 2023: The Beloved Community | “I Have Arrived, I Am Home” Retreat | August 30 – September 3 | Registration closes Monday, August 21st

“The Beloved Community” ~ US Teaching Tour 2023   “I Have Arrived, I Am Home” Retreat, Magnolia Grove Monastery August 30, 2023 – September 3, 2023 Join the monastic community founded by Thich Nhat Hanh as they host retreats at Plum Village monasteries in New York, Mississippi, and California, continuing the legacy of the beloved […]

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“Tăng Thân Yêu Quý” | Chuyến Hoằng Pháp tại Mỹ 2023  |  Khoá tu “ Đã Về, Đã Tới” (30/08 – 03/09)

              Khoá tu “ Đã Về, Đã Tới” sẽ được tổ chức tại Tu Viện Mộc Lan                                     Từ ngày 30/8/2023 – Đến ngày 3/9/2023 “Tăng Thân Yêu Quý” là chủ đề chính của chuyến hoằng pháp tại Mỹ Quốc được hướng dẫn bởi đệ tử của thiền sư Thích Nhất Hạnh theo truyền thống Làng Mai. […]

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Photos: Learning True Love Retreat with Sister Chân Không | by Jerome Cabeen | May 03-07, 2023

Beautiful moments of the retreat are preserved with love and care by Jerome Cabeen. You are invited to read his own reflection and memories of the retreat in A Mother Visits Mississippi – Sr. Chan Khong’s Visit to Magnolia Grove Monastery.

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