Guidelines

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The monastery is open daily for tours from 9:30 am to sunset. We welcome all visitors. While at the monastery, please follow these guidelines: 

  • No smoking, alcohol, or pets on the premises.
  • No none vegetarian food. (see food offering guidelines)
  • Wear comfortable and modest attire and socks. No midriffs, bare shoulders, see-through, or low cut tops; no shorts or barefoot.
  • When entering the Meditation Hall, please remove your shoes. Socks are required.
  • If staying for a meal, please bring your own bowls, cups and utensils and take them home for cleaning and storage.
  • During summer school and two-day meditation retreats, the monastery is closed to visitors. Please check the event schedule.
  • Please check in at the reception desk upon arrival.

We look forward to your visit!