Practicing with a Sangha

Click here to read Part I. Part II Q: What is the role of sangha building and...

Choosing Another Path

By Zoé Moulin I am living in Plum Village as a long-term lay friend for almost two years. My...

Raising a Daughter

By Tan I’m lucky to live in a multicultural community with a Vietnamese culture...

How to Practice After Leaving Plum Village

Written by a Plum Village monastic Part I I wanted to connect...

Mindful Parenting

By Adrien Lecomte I was born in Belgium, and I am 30 years old....

Food and Cooking in Plum Village

Wake Upper Marek from Poland is a passionate cook and currently serves the Sangha in Plum Village as the kitchen coordinator in Son Ha, one of the monks’ residences. In this interview, he shares practices to bring mindfulness into the kitchen and a diet that serves ourselves as well as our planet.

Plum Village “L-O-V-E” Music Video

1 A music video called "L-O-VE" we shot with monastics and Wake Uppers all over the world right after last summer's Wake Up Earth retreat...

European Wake Up Ambassadors Week

We’re planting seeds of new communities It’s time to wake up! It’s time to wake up together! The European Wake Up Ambassadors had a retreat in...

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...

A Little Angel

By Virginie This morning, with a little sorrow, I take out my cards, mix them, and draw a little angel (it's my little joy) stroking a little cat: TENDERNESS The afternoon, inside,...

The Monastics on French Television: Part II

On 31st May 2015, Louis Nagot from Wake Up Paris and Sister Su Nghiem were interviewed on French national television. They shared about the Five Mindfulness Trainings, the Beginning...

Interview With 15-Year-Old Lay Friend From Plum Village

My name is Colia and I am 15 years old. I come from Angers in the northwest of France. When was the first time you...

Wake Up Plum Village 2013 retreat: An impression

Dear friends, In August there was a magnificent Wake Up retreat in Plum Village on the theme of "True Love". Soon we will post interviews from...

Waking Up in Upper Hamlet

A video made by young long-term retreatants living in Upper Hamlet ENJOY !