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Now Open! Sign Up for our special Online Holiday Retreat

We’re very excited to let you know that you can join us from December 30 to January 3, as we enter the New Year together as a spiritual community. An unforgettable New Year’s celebration Featuring guided meditations, Dharma talks, Dharma sharing circles, a ceremony to welcome the New Year together, reconciling with our loved ones, […]

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Online Holiday Retreat

Holiday Retreat (online) – December 30, 2020 – January 03, 2021 We have received emails and messages from friends expressing how much they miss being at Magnolia Grove Monastery. In the past months, the Brothers and Sisters have found different ways to stay connected with you and we hope to continue to do so. Our […]

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Join monks and nuns of the Plum Village tradition for an online family retreat

Tuesday 28 July to Sunday 2 August, 2020 What if we could bring the nuns and monks of the Plum Village tradition right into our homes? This is the invitation of this online family retreat: to turn our home into Plum Village, Deer Park, Blue Cliff, and Magnolia Grove for six days, so that, as a […]

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Bi-weekly Online Practice Session with monastics from Magnolia Grove Monastery.

Special announcement: We will resume our Online Mindfulness Practice Session on December 17, 2020. Dear friend You are invited to join us on Zoom for our Bi-weekly Online Mindfulness Practice Session with Magnolia Grove Monastics. The program will be as follows (subject to change): – 5′ introduction– 15′ guided meditation,– 30′ Dharma talk– 45′ Questions and […]

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Free 5-day online summit, “In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh”

We’re delighted to announce a very special, free 5-day online summit, “In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh” from March 25-29th, presented by @Lion’sRoar Magazine and the @ThichNhatHanh Foundation. Experience teachings, meditations & practices led by some of our most beloved senior Dharma teachers, trained directly by Thay. Learn more and sign up for free.

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We’re in the news

——————————— It’s a taste of different international cultures brought to Mississippi. Artists from Colombia, South America share their mural painting talents with the city of Clarksdale. We find inner peace at Magnolia Grove Monastery, a Buddhist monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, and we attend Holi Fest at the Hindu Temple Society of Mississippi in Jackson. https://www.pbs.org/video/from-around-the-world-gavqyi/

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Snow Day @ Magnolia Grove

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Buddha series & Old Path White Clouds

  We have seen many documentaries and movies about the Buddha, but this Buddha series (55 episodes total, 45 minutes per episode) from India by far is the best, with much details, insights and teachings. The series is produced by Dr. B.K. Modi, an Indian businessman, who met with our Teacher, Thay, Zen Master Thich […]

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This is It

Lyrics and music: Sister Trang Hai An Joyfully singing: Sister The Nghiem & Sister Trang Hai An This is it! This is a happy moment This is it! This is a wonderful moment This is it! I have arrived in this moment And the only moment is now This is it! Only breath breathing This […]

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