News and Updates

Thanksgiving Celebration | Nov. 24 @ 8:30

Thanksgiving Celebration at the Monastery Thanksgiving is an opportunity for us to be together with our loved ones, to express our gratitude and to celebrate life in the present moment. We warmly invite you to join us as your spiritual family for Thanksgiving celebration this year. Activities will include sitting, walking, eating meditation, listening to […]

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2023 Calendar of Retreats & Events

Dear beloved Sangha, We happily share with you the retreats and events taking place at the monastery for the year 2023. Please mark your calendar. We hope to post more information of each event in the near future.          Dec 28, 2022 – Jan 1, 2023 – Holiday Retreat Jan 10 & Jan 22 : […]

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Special Thanksgiving Celebration

November 23-25, 2022 Thanksgiving is an opportunity for us to be together with our loved ones, to express our gratitude and to celebrate life in the present moment. We warmly invite you to join us as your spiritual family for Thanksgiving celebration this year. Activities will include sitting, walking, eating meditation, listening to Dharma talks, […]

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“Together as One, Shining as Sun” 

Annual Virtual Gathering for BIPOC on the OI Path   October 28 – 30, 2022 Rooting, Re-membering, Rejoicing Please join us in the second annual virtual gathering for BIPOC, BAME, and Global Majority practitioners on the Order of Interbeing (OI) Path. Inspired by the power of the words “Rooting, Remembering and Rejoicing,” we gather together to […]

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COVID Health Protocol for In-Person Retreats

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). Upon arrival, guests are welcome to join the community as normal. Guests can choose to wear a mask and to keep social […]

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Planting Seeds for a Better Future (Holiday Retreat) | December 28 – January 01

“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 […]

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Photos | How to Live When a Loved One Dies

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Registration open | Order of Interbeing Weekend : Thầy’s Hands in Our Hands

Order of Interbeing members, currently mentoring aspirants, and sangha facilitators are invited to come together as an OI family at Magnolia Grove Monastery for this special weekend retreat. As we continue our beloved teacher through our diligent practice, we also continue him through practicing joyfully together as a multifold Sangha. Immersed in the Sangha, we […]

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Photos | BIPOC Retreat | Deepening Our Roots

On April 06-10, 2022, Magnolia Grove Monastery hosted its inaugural BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) residential retreat as an expression of its commitment to creating a safer, nourishing, affinity space for members of our spiritual family who self-identify as BIPOC. We understand that BIPOC people face specific issues due to their racial/ethnic identities, […]

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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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