Community and Voice Therapy

Tere from Wake Up Manchester shares about her Sangha experiences and how the practice helps her write music...

Serving Happy Farm and Plum Village

December 6, 2018 in New Hamlet The Happy Farm from Lower Hamlet, New Hamlet, and Upper Hamlet in...

Food and Cooking in Plum Village

Wake Upper Marek from Poland is a passionate cook and currently serves the Sangha in Plum Village as the kitchen coordinator in Son Ha, one of the monks’ residences. In this interview, he shares practices to bring mindfulness into the kitchen and a diet that serves ourselves as well as our planet.

Building a Community in Jerusalem

4th April 2019   Chen (left) and Nitzan (right) Chen from Wake Up Jerusalem attended the...

Lessons Learned from Living with Monastics

Floating meditation practice: Me in the middle and a few friends, as well as Brother Harmony (Phap Man) to my right

Building a Unified Community

Connecting Wake Up and All-Ages Sanghas By Bryan Hindert A fellow Wake Upper shared an insight during a recent retreat closing circle. He was surprised to...

Bells in the Heart of London

By Josie Ng What happens when we invite a bell into a hall filled with chatty Londoners lounging on couches and sitting with their laptops?...

Order of Interbeing Transmission

Q: 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...