Order of Interbeing Transmission

Annica: Thank you, Katharina and Alex, for your willingness to be interviewed about the Order of Interbeing (OI). We’re here during the 21-Day Retreat...

Making the “Happy Farmers” Movie

A Director’s Confession During the summer of 2016, I came to Plum Village Happy Farm during the Wake Up retreat for the third time, and...

Lower Hamlet Happy Farm

The Lower Hamlet Happy Farm brings ecological farming and the Plum Village mindfulness practice together. A team of five long-term friends works on this...

Mindful Eating, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, today Deep looking, this corn connects Painful histories Slow mindful eating Corn plants descended, growing from Kindness, exploited Giving thanks today On stolen land, borrowed time, Our inheritance. Tell the whole story So...

Refugee Trees

Refuge Tree is one of the earliest recordings from the Plum Village community recorded in the mid-2000s with songs in English and French...

“Before” Album Music

By Joe Holtaway I've been in love with songwriting for as long as I remember. Some chords, a melody and some words; a sharing from...

Being Myself in a Challenging Learning Environment

By Jadzia Tedeschi Saturday, October 21, 2017 Today, we had an extraordinary half-day of classes. You know, to supplement our learning. 8:00 History: “Good morning! Let’s begin...

A Plum Village Meditation Centre in Sydney

By Jay Larbalestier Recently, I had the privilege to spend some time at the new Plum Village affiliated meditation centre in Canoelands, New South Wales. The...

Working Meditation

By Brandon Rennels The first time I stepped into a monastery was the fall of 2011 at Deer Park in California. I arrived on a...
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Plum Village “L-O-V-E” Music Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP3Th-5ALSs A music video called "L-O-VE" we shot with monastics and Wake Uppers all over the world right after last summer's Wake Up Earth retreat...

Becoming a Better Health-Care Provider

By Marilyn Tran I remember being a fourth-year intern as a naturopathic medical student and seeing my own patients for the first time. No doubt,...

European Wake Up Ambassadors Week

We’re planting seeds of new communities It’s time to wake up! It’s time to wake up together! The European Wake Up Ambassadors had a retreat in...

Rivers

Rivers is a collection of songs in English, Vietnamese, and French from the monastic community in Plum Village straight from the heart, including "Alone Again",...

What Does It Truly Mean to Serve?

During the five weeks I spent volunteering in Athens in October and November last year, the question “What does it truly mean to serve?”...

Mindful Community Living in Athens

With a calming breath and closed eyes, my mind travels back to Athens, Greece, and my first reaction is to smile. A smile born...