Established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to share the practice of mindful living.

Nestled on 80 acres of beautiful woodland in the southern Catskill region just two hours from New York City–a tranquil sanctuary with pure mountain air and meandering trails and streams, offering space to rest, heal, and grow.

Upcoming Retreats and Events

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Life, Liberty and the Path of Happiness: Healing Steps on the Appalachian Trail
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2018 Themed Retreats
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Due  to water problems at the monastery, we are closed for guests through March 22nd.
The closing may be extended.
Please visit our Schedule of Events page for updates in our schedule.


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We offer retreats, days of mindfulness, and special events throughout the year. 
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dear friends, i wrote this song years back based directly on thay's poem "walking meditation" in the book "call me by my true names". i offer it now with love to everyone marching this weekend, jan 21, 2017, and always. may this beautiful poem help us all to be peace, love, and justice on earth. -- sister ocean

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Discourse on The Eight Realizations of the Great Beings by Sr. The Nghiem