Happy Farm

An Interview with Stuart Watson How did you get involved in the Happy Farm? I had been growing organic vegetables in Upper Hamlet for a few...

The Beauty of Plum Village Community

My name is Fabiano Gentile. I come from Arezzo, a small town in Tuscany, Italy. I’m 29 years old. Now I’m in Plum Village...

Beyond Words

By Gijs Van den Broeck An Impression of Plum Village You do not only, to reach the place have to leave home, but also out of ways...

Brothers: A reflection on three months in Plum Village

Many people venture to Plum Village each and every year, the reasons are many and each brings with them their own unique story. Many...

Wake Up Plum Village 2013 retreat: An impression

Dear friends, In August there was a magnificent Wake Up retreat in Plum Village on the theme of "True Love". Soon we will post interviews from...

Social Dilemma or Spiritual Transformation?

Dear Wake Up Sangha, It has been a long time since I had a chance to post an article on this website, yet today, on...

Wake Up EIAB June 2011

Having fun at our recent retreat at the EIAB in Germany :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXtJouHFSOs

Life the Universe and Everything

Here are Delfin's true and moving reflections on Life, Plum Village and the Wake Up movement (in Spanish) . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9rIi99CvI8 If you understand Spanish then please...

A few of Your favorite things

Here it is at last, the video of all your favourite things in the Wake Up Retreat. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-SDzZxeQHE Thank you all for participating - it...

Plum Village Summer opening 2010 – Teens

During the summer opening, between 50 and 60 teen boys and girls had their own retreat with the support of monastics and lay brothers...

Plum Village Summer opening 2010 – Young Adults

During the summer opening 2010 in Plum Village the young adults in Upper Hamlet between 18 and 32 joined the Watering seeds of aspiration...

It’s so much fun at the EIAB!

Our brother Jeroen from Holland has created a video with pictures from the "One Buddha Is Not Enough" - Wake Up Retreat at the...

The Joy of Growing Pain – Opening Up

Hello Dear Thay, Dear Sangha and Dear Brothers and Sisters Waking Up! I just want to share with you my joy of being alive! Joy,...

Waking Up in Upper Hamlet

A video made by young long-term retreatants living in Upper Hamlet ENJOY ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No5NtjH5xeU

A few days in Plum Village

By Edward Pinkney ‘Mindfulness’ has become a bit of a buzz word in connection with mental health & wellbeing recently. With this in mind I...

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