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...

Waking Up in Upper Hamlet

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Mindful Parenting

By Adrien Lecomte I was born in Belgium, and I am 30 years old. I live with my Vietnamese wife Tan and our daughter Mailys...

Raising a Daughter

By Tan I’m lucky to live in a multicultural community with a Vietnamese culture that’s part of Plum Village. When I left Vietnam for France,...

Summer Retreat 2008

These pictures were taken during our Summer Retreat of the year 2008. Most of these pictures are from our young adults program and general pictures...

How to Practice After Leaving Plum Village

Written by a Plum Village monastic Part I I wanted to connect with Sanghas outside Plum Village, see what’s going on, and try to get a sense of...

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