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Commemorate Thầy’s 100th day of passing

Dear beloved friends, We warmly invite you to join us as we commemorate Thầy, our beloved Teacher, 100th of passing on May 01, 2022. Schedule of the day: 8:30am – Walking meditation9:45am – Dharma talk11:30am – Ceremony to commemorate our Teacher’s 100th day of passing12:45pm – Lunch * Special message: We now feel safe welcoming […]

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Vesak – Celebrate Buddha’s Birthday | May 13-15

“We know that a Buddha lives inside of each of us. It’s not the man who lived a long time ago, of course, but the nature of that man.” Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh One of the most profound teachings given by the Buddha is his gentle reminder that we all have Buddha nature inside […]

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Call for volunteers

Dear Friends, Magnolia Grove Monastery is overjoyed to be able to host a number of themed retreats this year and to welcome you to practice with us on site. However, we need your help. We cannot do it alone. We are seeking volunteers already familiar with our tradition who are willing to offer mindful service […]

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Photos | A Buddha Comes Home – Celebrating the Life of Thich Nhat Hanh at Magnolia Grove Monastery | by Jerome Cabeen

I am a professional photographer and have been blessed to travel the world doing what I love to do most, and that is documenting our planet and its people. I sent an e-mail to the monastery two weeks before the start of the retreat, offering my photographic services if needed. The monastery sits on 125 […]

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Photos | Inviting Thay’s Relics and Casting Thay’s ashes | by Paul Davis

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Photos | The Silence that Heals Retreat | by Paul Davis

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Registration open | How To Live When A Loved One Dies Retreat (May 04-08)

A retreat on transforming grief and loss How do we deal with the intense grief and suffering we feel when we lose someone we love? How can we navigate the storms following separation or the death of a loved one? The pain that comes with loss is a natural and deeply human experience. In times […]

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“A Cloud Never Dies” Film World Premiere 2022.04.02 3pm CET

Streaming April 2, 2022 3pm CET, a new biographical documentary of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh narrated by actor Peter Coyote, A Cloud Never Dies weaves together original film and photographic archives, telling the story of a humble young Vietnamese monk and poet whose wisdom and compassion were forged in the suffering of war. In […]

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How to Grieve When A Loved One Dies

A retreat on transforming grief and loss How do we deal with the intense grief and suffering we feel when we lose someone we love? How can we navigate the storms following separation or the death of a loved one? The pain that comes with loss is a natural and deeply human experience. In times […]

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A Buddha Comes Home – Celebrating the Life of Thich Nhat Hanh at Magnolia Grove Monastery

by Jerome Cabeen The procession serpentined through the campus, from the main gate to Thây’s hut he used when he visited the monastery, to the large meditation hall and finally to a small grove toward the back of the monastery that was home to a beautiful statue of Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Martin Luther […]

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