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Happy Scientists Change The World

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Dr. Rita Issa is a medical doctor living in London, who who works at a center known for its comprehensive approaches to healthcare through...

A Quest for Truth

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

Choosing Another Path

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By Zoé Moulin I am living in Plum Village as a long-term lay friend for almost two years. My idea with Choosing Another Path was...

How to Practice After Leaving Plum Village

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Written by a Plum Village monastic Part I I wanted to connect with Sanghas outside Plum Village, see what’s going on, and try to get a sense of...

Learning to Love Myself in Plum Village

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Click here to read Mick’s reflection on serving the Happy Farm and Plum Village for several years. Q: How have you transformed at Plum Village? Considering...

Burnout to Dharma Bum

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Insights from a year living in Plum Village By Doran from Wake Up Brighton It’s 4 a.m. I can feel my heart beating and my whole...

Serving Happy Farm and Plum Village

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December 6, 2018 in New Hamlet Q: Why did you stay for three years in Plum Village? Did you know in the beginning you’d stay that...

Food and Cooking in Plum Village

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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.

Lessons Learned from Living with Monastics

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By Leo Widrich Have you ever felt like you needed a big reset of your life? Toward the middle of 2017, I found myself in...

Lower Hamlet Happy Farm

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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...

Plum Village, A Mindfulness Village

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by Ilse from Amsterdam, the Netherlands Last Christmas, I experienced a special week in Plum Village, near Bordeaux, in the south of France. I learned...

I Am Everything

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Plum Village Children’s Program By Jadzia Tedeschi A few shrieks, giggles in the background, a rolling Spanish rrr, some expressive Italian gesticulation, a fresh generation of...

Happy Farmers Change The World

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By Mick McEvoy “Happy Farmers will change the world.” So reads Thay’s calligraphy. Farming employs over 1.3 billion people throughout the world or close to 40...

Be Mindful: Save a Piece of Green in Your Mind

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On a weekend where the sky is full of haze, freshness is still all around in Lotus Pond Temple, Lantau Island. A group of...

Spending a Year in Plum Village

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Christine from Wake Up Chicago chats with Nigel Armstrong, a concert violinist, about the year he spent as a Happy Farmer in Upper Hamlet...