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

February 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Yogeshananda "How God Speaks to Us"
  • Sunday School
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Sarvadevananda "Life after Death"
  • Sunday School
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Dhyanayogananda "Beyond Life and Death"
  • Sunday School
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupananda "The Practice of Contentment"
  • Sunday School
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