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Suite au succès des années précédentes, c’est avec grand plaisir que nous vous invitons à nous rejoindre dans ce petit hameau sympathique des Cévennes du 24 juin au 1er juillet 2017 pour une nouvelle aventure ensemble. Pour cette retraite, nous nous inspirerons de l'enseignement de pleine conscience du moine Bouddhiste Zen Vietnamien, Thich Nhat Hanh, tel qu'il l'enseigne au Village des Pruniers et nous co-animerons la retraite avec des moines et moniales venus exprès pour l'occasion.Find out more »
This year, we’ll have a Wake Up Netherlands Summer retreat at the Maanhoeve. With lovely Wim, Ida, dog Lisa, some ponies, pigs and sheep, a wonderful huge spiritual garden, probably some monastics from the EIAB and lots of awesome Wake Up friends from the entire country *and maybe even beyond!Find out more »
The retreat for young adults and teenagers will be from July 25th to 28th at Westlock Meditation Centre. Open to young adults (18 to 35) with or without experience in mindfulness or meditation As well as the usual program of sitting meditation, dharma talks and mindful eating and so on, we’ll have plenty of time to relax and restore ourselves by being close to nature – on walking meditations and spending time together. There will be music and laughter, as…Find out more »
Monastics from Magnolia Grove monastery will be with us, as well as meditation lay teachers. The retreat will be organized around guided meditations, Dharma talks, discussion and sharing groups and times for practicing mindfulness in our daily lives. Other activities include workshops about Vietnamese vegetarian cooking, bonfires, creative activities, Qi Gong practice, and much more.Find out more »
When will the registration be open to the public?
We don’t know yet. If you’d like to receive an email about when registration for the Wake Up retreat is open to the public, please sign up here. It is appreciated if you do not contact the registration offices in Upper Hamlet and New Hamlet because the logistics of the retreat are currently being finalised.....
We are happy to announce that the monastics from our 3 monasteries in the U.S. and 15 of our monastic siblings from Plum Village will be going on tour this Fall. In these times, many of us may experience anxiety, fear, anger, confusion and despair. Our ancestral wounds may be reopened as we experience a great desire for healing and change. We have to go home to ourselves first, in order to take care of the suffering inside, before we…Find out more »
Wake Up California is organizing its third annual camping event to bring together mindfulness practitioners from California and Baja California and focus on nurturing the local Sanghas. This is an unique opportunity for 18-35 year olds throughout California to practice mindfulness in a loving community, and nurture the seeds of joy and happiness on the peaceful grounds of Big Sur. We will enjoy quality time on the beautiful Plaskett Creek Campground for 3 nightsFind out more »
The retreat will be led by a team of monastics from Plum Village, France. During the retreat, we’ll have the chance to explore in community such questions as: How can we find meaning and purpose in our lives? How can we be peaceful, free and happy in ourselves while also acting to bring healing to the world, reduce injustice, and protect the planet? How can we live in such a way that brings more joy, compassion and love to ourselves and others?Find out more »
We warmly welcome you to join the fourfold community of monastic and lay practitioners in the Plum Village Tradition for this special retreat for the LGBTQ+, People of Color, and allied Young Adult communities to celebrate and honor our diversity, manifesting together as a spiritual family, a Sangha, and practice touching the present moment deeply through developing awareness of our body and our mind.Find out more »