Trabuco Canyon Monastery

The monastery will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The grounds, including the bookstore, will also be open during these hours.

From Monday to Thursday the monastery will remain CLOSED.

 

Honey sales and bookstore shopping will be available by appointment during the days when the monastery is closed. To make an appointment, please call 949-326-3067 between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. During bookstore appointments, the shrine, trails, and all grounds will remain CLOSED. Masks are required. Hand sanitizer will be available.

 

Picnics and pets are not allowed in the monastery.

 

DISCLAIMER: Availability is limited and subject to change based on county/state health codes.

 

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

Monastery Etiquette

Please help us maintain the spiritual atmosphere of the Monastery.

  • Respect the silence
  • Suitable dress and demeanor are required (Cover yourself, your modesty is appreciated)
  • No picnics
  • No littering
  • No dogs
  • No bicycles
  • Restrict your cellphone use to the parking lot
  • No photo shoots on Monastery premises

The shrine trail may be closed during rainy season

Calendar of Events

December 2022

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  • Sunday Spiritual Talk: Holy Mother in the Eyes of Swami Vivekananda Part 2 by Swami Sumanasananda
  • Online Spanish Scripture Class with Swami Dhyanayogananda
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  • Satsanga with the Trabuco Brothers
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  • Sunday Spiritual Talk: Compassionate Mother by Swami Sarvadevananda
  • Online Spanish Scripture Class with Swami Dhyanayogananda
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  • Satsanga with the Trabuco Brothers
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  • Sunday Spiritual Talk: The Non-dual Reality by Swami Vedarupananda
  • Online Spanish Scripture Class with Swami Dhyanayogananda
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  • Satsanga with the Trabuco Brothers
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  • Sunday Spiritual Talk: I and My Father are One by Swami Dhyanayogananda
  • Online Spanish Scripture Class with Swami Dhyanayogananda
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  • Satsanga with the Trabuco Brothers
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Watch recorded talks and lectures delivered at Trabuco Canyon.

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This Sunday, 12/04/22, Swami Sumanasananda will be speaking on "Holy Mother in the Eyes of Swami Vivekananda Part 2" at 11:00 am. All are welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
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Dear friends and devotees, The scripture class for this Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 (Satsanga with the Trabuco Brothers) is canceled. However, the monastery will be open from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. You're all welcome to join us for our Evening Arati at 6:00 pm. ... See MoreSee Less
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"Vedanta for Dummies" by Swami Medhananda is a Sunday lecture given at Ramakrishna Monastery on November 27th, 2022. ... See MoreSee Less
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This Sunday, 11/27/22, Swami Medhananda will be speaking on "Vedanta for Dummies" at 11:00 am. All are welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
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"Stages of Liberation" by Swami Sarvadevananda is a Sunday Lecture given at Ramakrishna Monastery on November 20th, 2022. ... See MoreSee Less
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