Madre Grande Monastery
A Sacred site for healing, teaching, ceremony, and celebration
The main camping area offers kitchen gazebo with gas stove and water, outdoor cold-water shower, porta-pottie, campfire ring, and shady oak trees. Camping is also allowed in other areas with prior permission, including on the mountain for the more adventurous.
The Meditation Room
A beautiful sanctuary for devotion, meditation, ceremony, teachings, and social and spiritual gatherings. Located in the Monk house and available for personal or group use.
Guest rooms in the Monk house, with shared bathroom and kitchen.
Labyrinth in the Loving Kindness Memorial Garden
We invite you to take a look at our facilities.
If you're considering attending a retreat or holding an event here, we encourage you to come up and experience the land and talk with us about your needs and expectations. You can also contact us through Facebook, email, or phone. One of our main purposes at Madre Grande is to create a space for teaching, healing, ceremony, and celebration, and we hope we can offer this space for your personal retreat or gathering. If you have any questions or needs, please let us know.
Madre Grande Valley
A former barn converted into a multi-use community room, the Sun Center can comfortably accommodate four dozen people for a wide variety of group activities.
Rock Caves and Grottos
Ancient Oak Groves
Wild Natural Beauty
Residence and home of the Monks, with room for guests and visitors. Space is currently limited and rooms are "cozy", but a major expansion is being planned. See Visions page for more details.
We maintain a large organic garden and greenhouse to grow as much of our food as possible. Guests are welcomed to volunteer in the garden when extra help is needed.
White Sage Room
Sunbear Medicine Wheel
Take a physical and symbolic journey to the center of this traditional labyrinth and discover your Divine Heart.
Native American Medicine Wheel created by Sun Bear for ceremony and meditation.