Listening Deeply in Today’s Political Climate

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Walk With Me premiere at the SXSW Film Festival

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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

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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

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An Interview with Gregory Kennedy-Salemi, the Filmmaker One day, when I was 14 years old, I picked up Thay’s book Peace is Every Step. It...

How to Respond Appropriately to Situations in Our Lives

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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....

How the Viet Wake Up Retreat Helped to Reconnect With My Roots

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By Thien Kim Truong During a trip to visit to one of Thay's monasteries, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Mississippi, I became really good friends with...