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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April 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk:Swami Dhyanayogananda "True Faith"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Vedarupananda "The Ultimate Reality"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Sarvadevananda "Buddha and Shankara"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk:
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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  • Scripture Class
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  • Sunday School
  • Spiritual Talk: Swami Atmavidyananda "Our Nonsense Organs"
  • Vida Espiritual Según Escrituras Hindúes
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Watch recorded talks and lectures delivered at Trabuco Canyon.

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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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Photos from last month's Karma Yoga Day! Great work from the devotees & and a delicious Potluck! Please join us for the next time June 17th 9AM-11AM. ... See MoreSee Less

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Please join us for Satsanga with Bhajans led by Pravrajika Dayaprana: Saturday, June 17th, 11:30AM-1:00PM.
Potluck @ 1:20PM (Please bring something to share)
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