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

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...

The 5 Powers and Planting Seeds of Mindfulness Movies

An Interview with Gregory Kennedy-Salemi, the Filmmaker https://vimeo.com/102109827 How did you get into mindfulness? My mother is a licensed Unitarian teacher, and she is an insatiable reader....

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...

Wake Up Northeast Los Angeles

As Sangha of the Month this month, we get to know Wake Up Northeast Los Angeles, how they got started, their practice as a Sangha,...

Reaping the Rewards of Sleep

by Daniel Jin Blum, PhD Most of us reap the rewards of sleep without realizing that sleep is the foundational element fueling our health. It’s...

Right Livelihood

By Jonathan Borella As 18-35 year olds, Right Livelihood is an especially important practice. We’re at a time when we are beginning careers, developing passions,...

The Value of Visiting Other Communities

Interview with Nhu-Mai Nguyen How did the Wake Up USA Southwest Tour manifest? It was led mainly by Brian Kimmel who is residing in Boulder, Colorado....