The monastery is fully open to the public at this time.

However, if you are interested in visiting to meditate and study, you are still able to set up an interview online with Ayya Ñāņadīpa. Please email

Day Visitors

All are welcome to visit the monastery!


All of the residents are fully vaccinated, and fully vaccinated visitors can visit safely. It is recommended that all others avoid indoor activities, socially distance, and wear masks. Please be cautious.

Please contact us ahead of time to confirm your visit. Please email to

Mailing Address (using USPS)
Physical Address
(To send packages with UPS or Fedex)
Mahapajapati Monastery
P.O. Box 587
Pioneertown, CA 92268
Mahapajapati Monastery
3368 Chaparrosa Road
Pioneertown, CA 92268