Wake Up in London & Hong Kong

Gareth Siu shares about practicing with two different active Sanghas in different continents: Wake Up London and Wake Up Hong Kong. I was originally practicing...

Wake Up Hong Kong

This month as Sangha of the Month, we get to know one of our most active Sanghas in the community Wake Up Hong Kong,...

Wake Up Indonesia

As Sangha of the Month this month, we get to know Wake Up Indonesia and how they get involved with the monastics in forming a...

Letting Go And Taking Refuge in the Island of Self

New Year New Me: A story of letting go and taking refuge in the island of self Dear Thay, I am writing this letter to you during the...

How Doing Nothing Can Change the World

By Evan Sutter “Our entire life has been training. The question is: training in what? This question means: training in which direction? If we train...

Learning to Let Go in Community Life

By Barry Wright For many years an aspiration has been growing among young people to live in or build a lay community in the Plum...

Wake Up Bangkok

  This month, we travel to Asia and learn more about Wake Up Bangkok as our Sangha of the Month. Find out how they spend...

Reflections on Dharma Gaia’s Summer Retreat

by Johanna and Hannah Shortly after we arrived, Dharma Gaia was offering a four day summer retreat for the New Zealand sangha (at the end of...

Wake Up Japan Day of Mindfulness with the Monastics

On Saturday, 9 May 2015, monastics from different Plum Village practice centres and about 100 young people participated in a meditation flash mob on Harajuku...

Sex, Desire and Craving

By Evan Sutter After my three-month 'detox' and with the supportive friendships I developed during my three-month stay at Plum Village, I decided to carefully...
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Enjoying the Spring Breeze

Enjoy watching some happy moments of the Wake Up Retreat (8-11 January 2015) at the AIAB in Hong Kong

I Have Seen Your Continuation, Thay!

Dear Thay, I’m writing this letter for you from Central Vietnam. I just returned to my hometown several days ago after six weeks of enjoying,...

Wake Up Asia: Tears of Joy

By TS Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng Men normally don’t cry. But I did cry before the end of the Wake Up Asia 2014 retreat. And I...

You See, Life No Longer Means Anything Anymore

Question: I am 20 years old and currently a student. My family is not happy. My dad is an alcoholic and has several affairs...

Day of Mindfulness with Wake Up Bangkok

By Pusanisa K. It was a cherished moment to meet with Wake Up friends in July. We enjoyed sitting meditation together, singing Plum Village songs....