Wake Up Poem

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By Andreas Swart Wake Up There is beauty all around In your pain, your fears, your loneliness There is beauty within Do you have the will and endurance to...

Broad Bean Soup with Fresh Tarragon

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Anneke's Cooking Blog It is that time of year again... broad bean time! It makes me so happy! Last year, on one of the hottest...

Returning Home With a Big Smile!

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

True Love

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During the international Wake Up retreat in France this past summer, one of our Dutch Wake Up friends from Nijmegen, Verena, shared about the...

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

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

Plum Village, A Mindfulness Village

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by Ilse from Amsterdam, the Netherlands Last Christmas, I experienced a special week in Plum Village, near Bordeaux, in the south of France. I learned...

Vegan Spring Quiche Recipe

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Anneke’s Cooking Blog A little while ago, I was asked by the Dutch Buddhist magazine ‘Boeddhistisch Dagblad’ to become a regular contributor for their cooking...

My Father and I

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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...

The Light That Returns

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Some time ago, I watched a silly superhero movie that had some surprising wisdom. Darkness, the truest darkness, is not the absence of light. It...

Free Blind Hugs!

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At the end of April, Jente and I stood on the Central Station of Rotterdam with open arms and a blind fold on. On the...

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

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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...

New Year’s Eve in Plum Village

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How does it feel to spend a morning in Upper Hamlet, Plum Village with the monastic and lay community on the last day of...

Climate Crisis in Paradise

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By Wouter Verhoeven There is a placeThe closing talk of the 2016 Wake Up Retreat was a beautiful Dharma talk. Brother Phap Dang ended his...

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