Sailing to the Other Shore

Memories of a Winter Retreat I chose the shape of a mandala with three circles to give you a structure of my story. The frame...

The Five Awarenesses

Inspired by their practice with the Third Mindfulness Training, Barry and Aurelia from Wake Up Freiburg, Germany, share their aspiration on true love, openness...

Wake Up Graz

This month, we get to know Wake Up Graz from Austria, how they practice mindfulness together, and what makes them special! Happy reading :)

Connecting with Young, Spiritual People

by Esteban Ruseler I have a good friend and Dharma bro who went to Plum Village and told me, “Wow it was amazing. You’ll love...

Happiness is Here and Now

By Thomas from Wake Up Berlin Enjoy a slideshow with photos of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, accompanied by the song Happiness is Here and...

The Buddha Path

By Thomas from Wake Up Berlin The photographs have been taken during the pilgrimage "In the footsteps of Buddha" in India and Nepal. It was guided by...

A Letter to Thay

Our sharing about the Wake Up Music Retreat in April in a letter to Thay: Plum Village, 7.6.2014 Dear Thay, Yesterday at the Dharma talk you said...

Permaculture in the Heart

Wake Up Permaculture retreat in Plum Village "We give thanks to the earth, for the food she brings" – twenty young voices sing as they...

Wake Up Interview with Anna Posch, a 21 year-old student from Austria

Question: Why do you practice the Plum Village tradition and not other traditions, since there are so many options? Answer: I practice Tian Gong Qi...

Wake Up on German radio WDR5

On August 26th 2012, Wake Up was featured in a German radio program on WDR 5 You can listen to it here (5 minutes): Wkup German...

The miracle of healing

Some time ago I felt a sudden inspiration to write a letter to my grandfather. He is 91 years old and lives in New...

Let’s Plant Wake Up Trees!

In Reverence to the Buddha Nature within all Beings We, the Wake-Uppers from all ten directions (Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Scotland, Switzerland) gathered...

Froglessness Retreat at the EIAB

On 16, 17 and 18 October, we had a Wake Up weekend at the EIAB. The weekend had the theme "Cultivating Froglessness." In our daily...

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