Trabuco Canyon Monastery

The monastery sits atop 40 acres of largely undeveloped rolling hills in Trabuco Canyon. The monks maintain the buildings and grounds of the monastery which include a shrine, a shrine trail honoring the world’s major religions, and a bookstore.

The monastery runs a service project called Holy Mother Mission that gives service to the needy. It is run by the monks and devotees of the monastery.

Contact Information

Visiting Hours:

Daily, including weekends
9–11 am, 3–5 pm
Gate is locked outside visiting hours

The Monastery, the shrine, and the shrine trail remain closed outside visiting hours.

Bookstore:

Monday–Friday, 9–11 am, 3–5 pm
Closed Tuesdays

Saturday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm, Bookshop only.
The Monastery remains closed outside visiting hours.

Monastery Etiquette

Please help us maintain the spiritual atmosphere of the Monastery.

  • Respect the silence
  • Suitable dress and demeanor are required
  • No picnics
  • No littering
  • No dogs
  • No bicycles
  • Restrict your cellphone use to the parking lot
  • No photo shooting on Monastery premises

The shrine trail may be closed during rainy season

Calendar of Events

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September 2018

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  • Scripture Class
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Sarvadevananda "Attachment vs. Detachment"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Dhyanayogananda "Muscling It Through"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Brahmavidyananda "Introduction to Raja Yoga"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes

Watch recorded talks and lectures delivered at Trabuco Canyon.

Facebook Posts

3 months ago

Ramakrishna Monastery

Dear Friends...On Saturday,June 30th we will be having a Karma Yoga Day in preparation of our 4th of July Program.

Time: 9am
Lunch will be provided
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3 months ago

Ramakrishna Monastery

4th of July Program at Ramakrishna Monastery

Dear friends, like every year we welcome you to join us for our 4th of July Swami Vivekananda Celebration. The program starts at noon in the Shrine. Lunch will be provided. Please bring a non refrigeration required dessert.
This year we have a performance by the Sunday School kids, Bhajams with DEVA and a movie show at 3pm.
All are WELCOME!
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1 years ago

Ramakrishna Monastery

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Reminder: Please join us for a Celebration of Swami Vivekananda on July 4th, Tuesday 12:00 PM! Enjoy all the great activities, and provide a non-refrigerated dessert for Prasad! ... See MoreSee Less

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Another opportunity to participate in Karma Yoga Day!
Please come join us on July, 1st @ 9AM-3PM to help work the land and enjoy a potluck!
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