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

View weekly events

November 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Scripture Class
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3
4
5
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Brahmavidyananda "Philosophy—Its Full Revival"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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7
8
  • Scripture Class
9
10
11
12
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Sarvadevananda "The Inner Voice"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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14
15
  • Scripture Class
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17
18
19
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Dhyanayogananda "Applied Wisdom"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
20
21
22
  • Scripture Class Cancelled
23
24
25
26
  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupananda "Moral Philosophy"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
27
28
29
  • Scripture Class
30

Watch recorded talks and lectures delivered at Trabuco Canyon.

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10:20 -11:50 AM Lecture
12:00 -1:00 PM Meditation (in Shrine)
1:20 - 2:10 PM Lunch (bring your own - dessert provided)
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3:00 - 4:00 PM Lecture
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12:00 pm Puja in the monastery shrine

1.20 pm Prasad vegetarian lunch -
Please bring a non refrigeration required dessert

2.30 pm BRIEF TALK BY SWAMI SARVADEVANANDA, Vedanta Society of Southern California

3:00 pm Inspirational Songs with Camelia Sehat

3:15 pm DEVOTIONAL SONGS with DEVA (David and Heather Hathaway)
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2017 4th of July Vivekananda Celebration

July 4, 2017, 12:00pm - July 4, 2017, 4:00pm

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