Meditating For the Benefit of Another

The bell rings. With legs in lotus posture, twenty young people are sitting on meditation cushions in a circle. A Buddha statue, half the size of...

Waking Up! May 2014 In Review

Here are many Wake Up events and retreats around the world that took place this month. AFRICA Following the success of the monastics' tour in Botswana and...

Waking Up! April 2014 In Review

Here are some Wake Up events and retreats around the world that took place this month. EUROPE Wake Up Paris organised a Meditation Flash Mob in front...

Wake Up Dreams

By Brother Phap Linh Every year I am asked to write something for the magazine Lá Thư Làng Mai, and every year I feel confused....

Waking Up! March 2014 In Review, In Photos

From emotional to inspirational, here are some of the Wake Up events around the world that took place this month. Wake Up Cork and Wake...

Wake Up Wanderings Additions

There is more Wake Up news from last year than can be contained in one simple newsletter, so we'd like to share a sampling...

The Seedling Project

by Members of the European Wake Up Sangha Thay believed that Buddhism had much to contribute to real social change. He said he would find...

Wake Up on German radio WDR5

On August 26th 2012, Wake Up was featured in a German radio program on WDR 5 You can listen to it here (5 minutes): Wkup German...

Waking Up Online with Skype

Well, that was super cool! A tea-sharing teleconference over Skype.  I never expected that. Listening to the sound of the bell (well ok, it sounded...

The Birth of Wake Up

How the Wake Up Movement (Young Buddhists and Non-Buddhists for a Healthy and Compassionate Society) came about.