The world desperately needs awakened leaders.

Will you answer the call?

What is the Monastic Academy?

The Monastic Academy is a full-time residential program designed to create wise, powerful, and loving leaders who are an unstoppable force for social and environmental peace on Earth.


What is the training?

Unique in its integration of traditional monastic practice and challenging project-based learning, this training is designed to call forth your highest potential for transformative leadership.


“This has been a life-changing experience. I don’t know where I’d be without it. Being here has taught me how to be more myself. More than that, in this community I’ve discovered how to give and receive love.”

Denise Casey

Former Resident

“Not only an ideal training environment to discover true and lasting happiness but also to acquire the precious real world skills needed to live a life of purpose, meaning and engagement. This is the real deal.”

Daniel Thorson

Former Resident

“The Monastic Academy has helped me in many ways. Through the supportive community, a confidence has emerged deep within and I’ve transformed from a seed of hope into the rose blossom I’ve always thought was too good to be true.”

Rose Phillips

Former Resident

“The unique approach of balancing awakening and responsibility prepared me for life in ways other institutions simply cannot. The program gave me the skills of a great employee such as dependability, respectful communication, and diligence.”

Chris Adams

Former Resident

Years of Training

Awakened Leaders

Hours of Meditation

average per resident, per month


raised for the flourishing of monastic training in the world