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Wake Up in London & Hong Kong

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Gareth Siu shares about practicing with two different active Sanghas in different continents: Wake Up London and Wake Up Hong Kong. I was originally practicing...

Mindfulness when a Relative is Dying

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By Phil Bluckert My Dad received a terminal diagnosis of pancreatic cancer on the 19th November 2015. He deteriorated rapidly and passed away on the...

Deeper Connection with Myself

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Phil, who joined the Plum Village Happy Farm last year, reflects on the 2013-2014 Winter Retreat in Plum Village. Letting Go of Expectations Relieve Suffering In the...

Bringing the Message of Plum Village Through Music

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An interview with Folk Singer and Wake Up Friend Joe Holtaway There are many ways to come to Plum Village. People from all walks of...

Connecting with Young, Spiritual People

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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...

Fall Wake Up Retreat in Ireland

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By Deirdre Mullins This article was originally posted on RTE.ie on 28 November 2013. Over the last few weeks, broadcaster John Murray and Cork hurler Conor...

The 2014 Family Retreat

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Last year at New Barn Family Retreat I enjoyed playing with my friends. I met a lot of new people and found out the...

Sit in Peace

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It has been nearly one year since the "Sit in Peace" in the heart of London, where 4,000 people gathered to meditate with Thay...

The Importance of a Supportive, Loving Community

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My name is Stuart Watson. I come from Edinburgh in Scotland and I’ve been living in Upper Hamlet in Plum Village for over 6...

Pupils Are Taught to Meditate to Boost Their Focus

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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?

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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

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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...

We Go Sailing on the Sea

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On 13 September 2014, Wake Up London celebrated its fourth birthday of hosting their weekly Afternoon of Mindfulness sessions. Afterwards, there was a special...

Social Dilemma or Spiritual Transformation?

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Dear Wake Up Sangha, It has been a long time since I had a chance to post an article on this website, yet today, on...

Teen Rap UK 2010 retreat

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This rap came from some "deep looking" from our teen group: "OK, today we are going to save the world - yes we can! What...