The Importance of Sangha Friends

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...

Peace Sounds

This year they are bringing the Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh to London. The album is a 12 song collection recorded and collected over...

Member of the Order of the Interbeing

An Interview with Stuart Watson What inspired you to become a member of the Order of Interbeing? After I'd been here two years, I was looking...

Waking Up in Upper Hamlet

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

A Young Buddhist

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,...

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 at the EIAB

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....

Five Years of Wake Up London

By Joe Holtaway Wake Up London is now five years old :) In the Quaker meeting house surrounded by friends and heaps of nice food on...

Pupils Are Taught to Meditate to Boost Their Focus

PRIMARY pupils are being taught ancient techniques of meditation derived from Buddhism to help them concentrate. More than 400 pupils have already taken part in...

What is Mindfulness?

On 15 February 2014, Wake Up Belfast shared about mindfulness with The Thread, a News and Events video blog for Belfast in Northern Ireland. The producer commented,...

Introducing Mindfulness at a HIV Charity

By Wake Up London facilitator, Jess Stein Earlier this year HIV charity Positively UK approached Wake Up London and asked us to facilitate some introductory...

Smiling Together in Italy

Here's a taste of the latest Wake Up retreat, Italian style

My Journey with the Order of Interbeing

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...