Land of Medicine Buddha provides classes and space for group and personal retreats, as well as over 100 acres of forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Find out more about us.

Dharma at Land of Medicine Buddha

Find out about:
♦ weekly classes
♦ special events
♦ meditations and pujas
♦ holy objects on the land
♦ getting involved

Staying at Land of Medicine Buddha

Find out about:
♦ overnight accommodations
♦ group facility rentals
♦ hiking and day visits
♦ pool and spa facilities
♦ preparing for your visit

Stupa Project
We are building a replica of the Mahabodhi Stupa - the monument marking the site where Shakyamuni Buddha manifested enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree at Bodhgaya, India. This is currently under construction on the upper part of the property at Land of Medicine Buddha. Find out about donating to the project and see updates about the progress of the construction. continue...

For Your Information...

Sunset Cover Sunset Magazine Mentions Land of Medicine Buddha (5/26/2015) - Land of Medicine Buddha gets a mention in the Travel section of Sunset Magazine’s June 2015 edition (page 22). “Ask a Local” … Two natives take us on a tour. As told to Erin Klenow. – Eve Krammer (EK), Co-owner, Teresa’s Gourmet Foods – Stacy Forrester (SF), Owner of Sawyer Land & Sea Supply Show Me the Redwoods Land of Medicine Buddha  5800 Prescott Rd, Soquel EK: When I have outdoorsy friends in town, this is where we go. It’s a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center with the most beautiful trails. Just drive a couple of miles and you’re surrounded by redwoods. SF: Yes, a really peaceful place. And they allow dogs; even the dogs seem chilled out. EK: My favorite hike is the Eight Verse Pilgrimage Trail, a milelong stroll right through the thick of the redwoods. Or the big daddy, a 6-mile hike that backs up [...]