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

Wake Up Rennes and Vannes

Get to know Wake Up Rennes and Vannes from France, why they have called themselves "Encounter with the Spring", all the joyful activities they...

Chocovado Recipe

by Anneke Comello “Chocovado”: a vegan chocolate mousse with avocado The December holidays have been over long enough ago for me to dare to post an...

Going to a Wake Up Parents and Children Retreat with my Father

by Danique from Wake Up Groningen, the Netherlands Friday. Sitting on my meditation pillow, I feel a nervousness in my chest. I open my eyes...

From Crisis to Transformation

In the spring of 2015, I received a sign of magic. I came across Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings and while listening to one of...

Wake Up House in Berlin

How did you come up with the idea of a Wake Up House in Berlin? I (Anna) was inspired by the Wake Up House in...

My Father and I

By Brother Pham Hanh I still remember vividly my community as a young boy. We had to go up the stairs and into a big...

Wake Up Berlin

As Sangha of the Month for this month, friends from Wake Up Berlin share about how they got started, how they practice together, and their joys...

Returning Home With a Big Smile!

With a big smile on my face, I returned home after the Wake Up Netherlands Summer Retreat at the Maanhoeve farm. Rain was pouring...

Smartphonelessness ~ A Tribute to Silence in a Turbulent World

By Leni Cellini The Wonder of Smartphones I have to admit: it can be extremely convenient. All those apps. Being able to read your emails anywhere....

Doing Inner Work and Taking Care of the Missing Hole in Our Hearts

Jan from Wake Up Nijmegen and Susanne from Wake Up Oslo share about their experiences and insights from attending the Empathy and Compassion Conference...

Space, Openness and Connectedness

At the end of this summer, the yearly Wake Up Netherlands Summer Retreat took place at de Maanhoeve, hosted by Wim and Ida. Although...

Moving Between Sanghas

Interview with Barry Getting involved with Wake Up Netherlands I had been practicing with the all-ages Sangha in The Hague for a number of years before...

Wake Up Your Artist

by Joe Holtaway About a year ago, I was headed to the European Institute of Applied Buddhism (EIAB) for my first time to help out...

Amazing Autumn Spaghetti

By Anneke Amazing Autumn Spaghetti With Pumpkin, Smoked Tofu, Olives and Almonds Isn’t it odd that the best dishes often come together with some simple...

Inspiration, Appreciation and Nourishment

by Michiel de Koning A "Bedtime" Story Plum Village, March 2015 – Waking up at two o'clock at night. Why is my alarm beeping? Putting on...