Young Buddhists and Non-Buddhists for a Healthy & Compassionate Society

Wake Up San Diego

As Sangha of the Month this month, get to know Wake Up San Diego, how they practice as a Sangha, the benefits of living...

Courageous Authenticity: The Ground of Dharma Sharing

At our Wake Up Oregon retreat this past March, on the last full day together, we had the most extraordinary Dharma sharing circle that...

Interview: Wake Up House and Mindfulness

Enjoy an interview with Nick Neild, one of the founders of the Wake Up House in San Diego. Learn about how the Wake Up...

Wake Up Rennes and Vannes

Get to know Wake Up Rennes and Vannes from France, why they have called themselves "Encounter with the Spring", all the joyful activities they...

The Third Mindfulness Training and Sex

By Logan Last month, I had the chance to attend a retreat at the European Institute of Applied Buddhism (EIAB) in Germany. It happened to...

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

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...

Beginning Anew to Love

by Monastic Sister Sinh Nghiem Dear Wake Uppers, For over 30 years, I have gone around in circles, trying to find true love and happiness without...

Love in Action With the Police

Dharma talk by Marisela Gomez at the ABC Home in September 2016 Dear friends, dear Thay, I felt very nourished during our walking meditation together....

Viet Wake Up Toronto

As Sangha of the Month this year, we get to know Viet Wake Up Toronto, how they have fun outside the Sangha, and their favorite...

Walk With Me premiere at the SXSW Film Festival

Elli: Nhu-Mai and I went to Austin to support the world premiere of Walk With Me, a 90-minute feature documentary made by Brother Phap...

“Mindfulness: Be Happy Now!” Documentary

Interview with Larry Kasanoff, Producer and Filmmaker About the Documentary-Making Process with Thich Nhat Hanh https://vimeo.com/139513958 How did you get into mindfulness? I read one of...

The 5 Powers and Planting Seeds of Mindfulness Movies

An Interview with Gregory Kennedy-Salemi, the Filmmaker https://vimeo.com/102109827 How did you get into mindfulness? My mother is a licensed Unitarian teacher, and she is an insatiable reader....

From Crisis to Transformation

In the spring of 2015, I received a sign of magic. I came across Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings and while listening to one of...

Mindfulness Beyond Borders

Eight of us walked across the bridge, exiting the border patrol, and emerging into the new streets, smells, sounds, language, and people of this...
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Dance Flashmob in Tijuana, Mexico

Enjoy a video of several Wake Up ambassadors from Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. doing a dance flashmob in the streets during the Wake Up...