Learning to Trust

Wake Up Wisdom #2 In Wake Up Wisdom we share with you precious pieces of insight to support you on...

Being busyness-less

"When I sit in my room, enjoying tea, am I being productive or not? Vô sự - busyness-less is needed business for...

How to Balance Work and Self-Care

Our new series Wake Up Wisdom provides you with precious pieces of insight to support you on your path of practice. Over the coming months,...

Racial Justice – What Can White People Do?

Sister Tam Muoi (aka Sr. Samadhi) recounts her personal journey with the practice of White Awareness.

A Quest for Truth

Monastic Sister Hien Nhan is now twenty-six years old and lives with the sisters in Lower Hamlet. She grew up living across...

A message from Sister Chan Khong

Dear Friend, I hope this message finds you healthy and peaceful in these times filled with challenges and turmoil....

Ordination Gift to My Sister

On September 9th, 2018, my sister was ordained at Deer Park Monastery along with nine other new...
Monastic Sister Giac Hoa

Practicing With My Family

Q: Your blood family is in France and lives close by. Do you find ways to share...

The Bodhisattva Ready to Laugh, Ready to Cry

By Sister True Dedication (Sister Hien Nghiem) There is also the Bodhisattva who is...

My Monastic Aspiration as a Child

By Br. Chon Tang I'm from Alberta, Canada, and I’m 19 years old. My...

Be Our Own Soulmate

Written by Brother Pháp Nguyện (Br. Aspiration) Translated by: Chúc Mai This year, An Bang retreat was held...

Creating Space for Myself

Q: We are halfway through the business retreat you are helping to organize. How easy is it...

Practicing in a Monastic Community

Sister Giác Hòa (Awakened Harmony) from New Hamlet, Plum Village, shares about committing to the Five-Year Monastic Program and...

Engaging with Environmentalism

Q: How did you know that the monastic path is for you?

750 Kilometres of Nothing to Do and Nowhere to Go

By Brother Dao Hanh Our journey started many months before we made our first...