Young Buddhists and Non-Buddhists for a Healthy & Compassionate Society

The Momentum of Loving Inward

By Jonathan Borella One question commonly asked at meditation retreats is how to keep up the momentum of practice after going home and returning to...

I Am Everything

Plum Village Children’s Program By Jadzia Tedeschi A few shrieks, giggles in the background, a rolling Spanish rrr, some expressive Italian gesticulation, a fresh generation of...

Wake Up Montréal at Maple Village

From August 4–10 2017, Wake Up Montréal organised its second retreat. It lasted 6 days, and 75 people participated. Four monastics (Sr. Boi Nghiem,...

Listening Deeply in Today’s Political Climate

By Jonathan Borella Dear friend, We've met in person before. A couple times actually. In those moments, I appreciated your large and gentle presence. I felt...

North American Wake Up Care-Taking Council

Dear friends, On behalf of our current North American Wake Up Care-Taking Council (NAWUCTC), we would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and...

Wake Up San Diego

As Sangha of the Month this month, get to know Wake Up San Diego, how they practice as a Sangha, the benefits of living...

Courageous Authenticity: The Ground of Dharma Sharing

At our Wake Up Oregon retreat this past March, on the last full day together, we had the most extraordinary Dharma sharing circle that...

Interview: Wake Up House and Mindfulness

Enjoy an interview with Nick Neild, one of the founders of the Wake Up House in San Diego. Learn about how the Wake Up...

The Third Mindfulness Training and Sex

By Logan Last month, I had the chance to attend a retreat at the European Institute of Applied Buddhism (EIAB) in Germany. It happened to...

Viet Wake Up Toronto

As Sangha of the Month this year, we get to know Viet Wake Up Toronto, how they have fun outside the Sangha, and their favorite...

Walk With Me premiere at the SXSW Film Festival

Elli: Nhu-Mai and I went to Austin to support the world premiere of Walk With Me, a 90-minute feature documentary made by Brother Phap...

“Mindfulness: Be Happy Now!” Documentary

Interview with Larry Kasanoff, Producer and Filmmaker About the Documentary-Making Process with Thich Nhat Hanh https://vimeo.com/139513958 How did you get into mindfulness? I read one of...

Mindfulness Beyond Borders

Eight of us walked across the bridge, exiting the border patrol, and emerging into the new streets, smells, sounds, language, and people of this...
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Dance Flashmob in Tijuana, Mexico

Enjoy a video of several Wake Up ambassadors from Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. doing a dance flashmob in the streets during the Wake Up...

How to Respond Appropriately to Situations in Our Lives

A Dharma talk by Kaira Jewel at ABC Home, New York City, in September 2016 Dear Thay, dear friends, dear Sangha, On the way to...