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Land of Medicine Buddha


Award winning retreat center located in the Monterey Bay area of Central California. Green business. Open all year for groups and individual guests. Located on 108 acres of coastal forest. Ferns, redwood groves, warm meadows, hiking trails, Property adjoins Nisene Marks State ParkAmenities include, pool, sauna, onsite massage available, onsite dining, meditation, gift shop, dog friendly.
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I highly recommend this tranquil, soul nurturing and peaceful retreat for a day visit or a meditation. I did the 8 meditation walk through the woods and it takes about an hour to do it mindfully while fully immersing and enjoying the beauty of the redwoods and breathing in the
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Land of Medicine Buddha at 5800 Prescott Rd, Soquel, CA 95073-9407 is a Lovely Place to Hike. Be forewarned, gates are closed on the weekends to all but guests. There are temples, stupas, a koi pond, the vajra verses slogan signs, redwood forest, and oh so much more to see...
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We attended a retreat and were pleasantly surprised that our room was so nice! Queen bed, private bathroom, and cute decor. Nice areas to hike, great pool, and perfect venue for meditation. Staff were very friendly and served good vegetarian meals.
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This is an awesome place especially if you are spiritual with Buddhism or you need peace outside city limits. Beautiful place, lush green even in winter. You have a lot of hiking trails with loops of 1.2 miles, 2 miles, 6 miles and 8 miles. We did 8-mile hike and it was
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This was to get away and walk with my husband in a woodsy beautiful area. Turn off the wifi, talk quietly, and enjoy the environment. snap some photos of interesting Buddhist objects like the prayer wheels. I am not inclined to follow Buddha and I didn't feel a forced feeling
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"Most rooms have bunk beds, request the room with the queen bed for couples (room 10?)"
"Room 11 is quite remote and quiet with late morning sun."
"Did not stay here."
"I was able to use somebody's wifi - don't know whose. But I should have been reading my books!"
"Tree Top rooms upper floor. Quiet and well located"
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