To Inspire and Get Inspired

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Last Fall, we travelled from the Sangha in Groningen, the Netherlands, to an old monastery for the Wake Up Sangha-Building weekend retreat. The monastery...

Why Going to a Sangha Helps Me

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My name is Sefrijn. About a year ago a friend liked a page on Facebook called Wake Up. I was interested in what it...

My Journey with the Order of Interbeing

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I toyed with the idea of following the path of the Order of Interbeing (OI) for several years, but it didn’t manifest because I...

Planting Seeds of Brotherhood & Sisterhood

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Dear Friends, I'm feeling inspired by trees tonight and wanted to share that with you. I’m very inspired by the planting of trees. The 22 Wake Up...

Growth in Wake Up Nijmegen

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by Manon Wetzels and Reinier de Nooij The seed for Wake Up Nijmegen germinated during a retreat with Thich Nhat Hanh in Papendal, the Netherlands,...

Connecting Generations

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By Miranda van Schadewijk The 19th of May, the usual Sangha morning in Den Haag took a slightly different turn. Inspired by the theme of...

Sangha-Building: Wake Up Groningen

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by Nadine Spigt Actually it feels like there hasn't been so much compost for us, just a lot of flowers that needed some time before...

Trust in the Sangha

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Anneke has been a regular in Wake Up Nijmegen, her hometown in the Netherlands for two years. She got into the practice through a...

The Importance of Sangha Friends

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Atta, one of the participants from last year's Wake Up Easter Retreat, shares with us his insights into Sanghahood, or “why good friends are always...

A Young Buddhist

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By Friso Woudstra Born in a land without war, a land without parents who have suffered from war. Freedom is just normal to us. Even more,...

Waking Up at the EIAB

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by Friso Woudstra 16-18 May 2014 Every year the Wake Up Nijmegen Sangha has a weekend retreat at the Thich Nhat Hanh monestary in Waldbröl, Germany....

Beastless BBQ Burger Recipes

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Anneke's Cooking Blog Summer is here! Which means that I, and many others along with me, start to long for a BBQ! Even when you...

Silence.

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by Theo (Danique’s father from Wake Up Groningen, the Netherlands) Around me is silence. Sounds of breathing and the smell of incense slowly disappear into the...

Break the Shell

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During the Be-In on the last Lay Day of the winter retreat in Plum Village, Cheï from Amsterdam sang a beautiful rendition of India...

Practicing Metta or Metta in Practice?

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By Lian Beijers Click here to read the Dutch translation When I started practicing meditation, I felt drawn to the practice of metta or loving kindness....