Mount Madonna Blog

January 20, 2024

Bringing the “Good Fire”

​On December 16, 2023, Mount Madonna Center successfully conducted a prescribed burn of 15 acres of forest land, led by a dedicated team of 40 trained staff and volunteers.

December 26, 2023

Wishing You Love and Peace this New Year’s Day and All Year Long!

Wishing You Love and Peace this New Year’s Day and All Year Long! From the Mount Madonna Community

December 16, 2023

Portals to Peace

There are many paths to cultivating tranquility and we each have our own unique journey toward transcendent contentment.

November 20, 2023

During This Time of Giving Thanks

The celebration of Thanksgiving presents a welcome opportunity to experience the bounty of the season...

October 17, 2023

A Universal Heart Language

"There is an unspoken language. It comes from silence and can't be heard by the ears, only by the heart." – Baba Hari Dass

October 04, 2023

Honoring the Ohlone Peoples, Stewards of This Land

Witnessing the shifting and changing seasons, the glorious sunsets, and the many plants and animals that call these forests home is a privilege. We recognize and appreciate that we are able to do so because of the original tending and stewardship of this land by the Ohlone people.

September 27, 2023

Redefining Rest

With September's end, the summer buzz has begun to lessen. A sharp morning chill heralds the arrival of fall; the twisting apple and pear trees are heavily laden with fruit, and deciduous branches are blushing with warm colors...

February 07, 2023

Gratitude & The Universal Heart

During this season that we traditionally dedicate to love, let us walk down a tried-and-true pathway to the heart: the embodiment of gratitude.

January 15, 2023

Aspirations to Live the Teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Those who were privileged to live during the time of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. witnessed true leadership. Dr. King spoke with conviction: his words had the power to reach people's hearts and motivate them because his words came from the deep experience of a man of faith, a man who walked his talk.

December 28, 2022

Path Toward Peace

As we bring another year to a close, we find ourselves surrounded by the holiday spirit and a deep longing for Peace on Earth.