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...

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",...

Walking Home

Walking gently My feet are cold But I keep my ancestors warm In the living room of my heart Come sit around the fireplace We will make room. Sorrow, please...

A Spiritual Practice We Unwittingly do

My spiritual path is this human life. My practice is waking up with a heavy heart and still getting up. Letting myself be washed over by...

Mountains

Mountains is a collections of songs from the many-fold Sangha in a variety of styles including "Joy," "I Love Nature," and "Peacefully Free." Featuring...

Blooming Flower

By Alberto Galassi The flower blooms in your consciousness, But this doesn’t mean it is not blooming at all. No barriers between you and me, No blood to...

Pieces of Emptiness

Dear respected brothers and sisters, dear Wake Up community, My name is Alberto Galassi. I am from Italy, but I have been living in Germany...

Poem for Standing Rock

By Sister Mai Nghiem Mother, hear our call, Here we stand. No matter where we stand, We are your children. And we stand for the Truth of our Oneness. May...

Prayer

By Monastic Sister Hai An (Sister Ocean) fill yourself with gratitude and awe (god) until you overflow then keep going become a waterfall gushing and perfectly still so that it's clear that everything you have has been...

A Little Angel

By Virginie This morning, with a little sorrow, I take out my cards, mix them, and draw a little angel (it's my little joy) stroking a little cat: TENDERNESS The afternoon, inside,...

Dear Friends

Enjoy a song sung by Joe Holtaway and friends from Wake Up London for the upcoming Peace Sounds 2 album. https://soundcloud.com/joe_holtaway/dear-friends If you are a musician,...
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Stiller

Enjoy watching international Wake Up ambassadors performing Stiller, an adaptation of Michael Jackson's Thriller, during the Be-In at the retreat with the monastics in Deer...

Mother Earth

  by Brother Phap Man Mother Earth Earth Mother. Womb. We have never been apart for all of these ages, and never apart for all these ages to come. The willow...

And Be

by Olga Bloemen from the Netherlands And Be Just to fall back on the grass and be just to fall down on my bed and stay to be just a...