Discover a Deeper Way of Living

Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center offers a retreat for almost everyone. Our schedule carries a generous offering of Insight Meditation Retreats, retreats that invite participants to consciously explore their experience of wild nature, and retreats that are designed for specific populations.  On our schedule you will find retreats for educators, people of color, women, men, and mental health professionals, to name a few.  We are here to help you find a retreat that is right for you.

“I am so much more aware of the path I want to be on and the power of the sacred in my life.”
– Cristina Mormorunni


Covid-19 Updates: Retreats, Online Sangha, and Events

Open Dates
Letter to the community June 4th During the past week, I have been stirred with emotions of grief and anger. In the midst of this, it’s important for me to make this commitment: I will re-call your names: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed, Tony McDade, and Manuel Ellis. I will re-call the names of black transpeople, women, and men whose names we don’t yet know, who have been brutalized and killed by police and white vigilantes. I will stand with your families and communities in our commitment to work to end systemic racism in our country, and white supremacy…

Evening Dharma Talk, Sunday October 25th – 5pm Mountain / 7pm Eastern

With Victoria Cary

October 25, 2020
Join us for Evening Dharma with Victoria Cary Sunday, October 25th Join the Talk October 25th Here Sunday, October 25th 4 Pacific / 5 Mountain/ 7 Eastern (90 minutes) Dharma Talk and Q&A with Victoria Cary. Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 821 3500 0209 +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 815 8901 7306

Refuge, Re-enchantment, and Nature

With Erin Treat and Brian Lesage

November 13 - 15, 2020
In this course we will be opening to the wisdom of Nature, whether that Nature is found in wilderness, in the city, or within our own homes and hearts.  Our first step will be re-enchanting our relationship with the refuges of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. We will discover[…]
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