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April 2019

Wake Up Cyprus Retreat

April 12, 2019 - April 14, 2019

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Wake Up Sydney Retreat @ Australia

April 25, 2019 - April 28, 2019

The annual Wake Up retreat with monastics will take place in Wisemans Ferry, NSW from Thursday, April 25 (from 3pm) to Sunday, April 28 (to 3pm) 2019.

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May 2019

Wake Up Retreat – Love like a Buddha @ Thai Plum Village

May 16, 2019 - May 20, 2019

The monastic community of Plum Village Thailand is very happy to welcome our young friends (age 18 to 35) from all around Asia and the world for practicing mindfulness together in the Wake Up Retreat “Love Like a Buddha”. We will learn together to be the true lover and to be the true beloved in the way of the Buddha’s teachings, so that we can generate happiness for ourselves, for our beloved and the people around us.  Furthermore, in this…

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Wake Up UK Camping Retreat

May 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019

You are warmly invited to attend a special Plum Village Monastic led Wake Up camping retreat: Nurturing Ourselves in Nature which is happening 7pm Thursday 16th May - 5pm Sunday 19th May in Kentwell (Suffolk, England). This is an opportunity to practice mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition in the beautiful gardens and woods of Kentwell, a peaceful and expansive countryside venue in Suffolk, England. There will be lots of opportunities to practice - sitting meditations, walking meditations, Monastic Dharma talks, sharings, singing and creative offerings!

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Viet Wake Up Camping @ Florida, USA

May 30, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Far away from the hustle and bustle of city life is the tranquil grounds of Camp Owaissa Bauer – the perfect spot to escape to. Explore Camp Owaissa Bauer, an oasis close to home, where you can reconnect to nature, create lasting memories and become a kid again! It’s the perfect spot for group retreats

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June 2019

Viet Wake Up Camping @ Texas, USA

June 6, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Camp Carter sits on a 360-acre plot of land surrounded by beautiful lakes, rivers, and forest. Accommodations include: Cabin stay for 3 days and 3 nights with bunk beds, A/C, showers and bathroom; camping available

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Wake Up Retreat @ Healing Spring Monastery, France

June 6, 2019 - June 10, 2019

Young adults (~18-35 years old) are invited to gather in our young monastery to cultivate our master’s vision of a way of life and practice that can bring joy, freedom and brotherhood/sisterhood to the very heart of the (hyper) active life that many young adults know today.

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Viet Wake Up Camping @ Illinois, USA

June 13, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Viet Wake Up Summer Camp in Chicago, Illinois

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Wake Up Retreat @ Blue Cliff Monastery

June 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019

You are invited to join other young adults (ages 18-35 or so) for a time of practice, inclusiveness, and fun. The Wake Up movement was founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh as a way for young adults around the world to come together and practice mindfulness in order to take care of themselves, nourish happiness, and contribute to building a healthier and more compassionate society. During this time together we will explore the practices of sitting, walking and eating meditation, while building community through Dharma sharing and simply being together.

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Viet Wake Up Camping @ Washington, USA

June 23, 2019 - June 26, 2019

Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort. Only 2 hours northwest of Seattle, Fort Flagler State Park has something for everyone.

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July 2019

Wake Up Retreat: Touching the Earth @ MorningSun, USA

July 10, 2019 - July 14, 2019

This retreat is an opportunity to develop the practice of mindful living, to bring joy, solidity and freedom into the world. We grow the strength and capacity to create loving relationships, to build a community of supportive friends, to care for the Earth and contribute to positive change in the world. We will be sharing daily meditation, yoga, mindful meals, listening to teachings, hikes in the forest, and discussions, as well as have time to enjoy swimming, music-filled bonfires, starry nights, and canoeing – surrounded by 240 beautiful acres of MorningSun Community.

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Retreat: Love, Ideal and Challenges of Young People @ Thai Plum Village

July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019

The program in Thai Plum Village lasts for 7 days, from 19 to 26 July 2019, where you will have the opportunity to interact and learn with all the monastery activities taking place throughout the week. The monastery will have special sessions dedicated to young people with topics about "Youth, Love and Ideal" and "Difficulties of modern youth."

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August 2019

Wake Up Earth Retreat @ Plum Village

August 9, 2019 - August 16, 2019

This year's Wake Up Earth retreat will be hosted by both Lower and Upper Hamlet. Please note that this retreat is only for young people from age 18 to 35. Due to high demand places for this year's international Wake Up Earth will be made available in two phases. The first phase is sold out. The second batch of places will be made available on Friday 31 May at 19:00 CEST.

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September 2019

Wake Up Interreligious Retreat @ EIAB

September 20, 2019 - September 25, 2019

At first glance, the beliefs of different religions seem to be very different. It may give the impression that complete opposites collide. Religious and cultural peculiarities may obscure what we all share and what we can learn from each other.

In this retreat, we want to get to know representatives and believers from different religious communities. We want to meet with openness, joy and acceptance, learn from each other and practice together. All interested people are welcome to become ambassadors of interreligious and intercultural dialogue. 

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October 2019

Wake Up Your Inner Retreat @ Austria

October 1, 2019 @ October 1, 2019 - October 6, 2019 @ October 6, 2019

Based on the Plum Village tradition as well as deep ecology, we'd like invite young and young at heart friends (16 - 35ish) and young families to the Wake Up Your Inner retreat. Over the course of 6 days, we will practice meditation and mindfulness, enjoy hiking and yoga, explore the forests and discover the nature within ourselves. For whom? Everyone between 16 and 36 is invited to join. Happy families with children. No special fitness level is required. Nevertheless,…

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Wake Up California Camp Out

October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019

We're going camping at Shaver Lake! Do you like being warmed by a camp fire as you sing, waking up to the morning sun and experiencing total relaxation on the lake? We do too. Come join Wake Up members from across the West Coast in our great camp out: three days of mindfulness, meditation and wilderness. We've got a few sites at Camp Edison (that are right next to the lake!) set aside for Wake Up use. Spots are limited,…

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November 2019

Wake Up to the Environment Body Retreat @ Thailand

November 16, 2019 @ November 16, 2019 - November 19, 2019 @ November 19, 2019
Pak Meng Resort, 60/1 หมู่ 4 Tambon Mai Fat
Amphoe Sikao, Thailand
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You are invited to come and practice together with us to come back to the solidity and freedom inside of us. We will enjoy breathing, sitting, walking and eating together with a peaceful beach. A 4-day retreat offered by the monks and nuns of Plum Village, students of Zen master THICH NHAT HANH Activities 05:00 Wake Up 05:30 Sitting Meditation & Walking Meditation 07:30 Breakfast 08:30 Working Meditation 09:30 Dharma Talk 11:30 Lunch 13:00 Total Relaxation 14:30 Dharma Sharing 16:00…

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December 2019

Wake Up & Slim Down Retreat @ Thailand

December 8, 2019 - December 13, 2019

The theme of this retreat is « Taking Care of Our Body and Mind » by practicing meditation, hiking in nature, relaxation, following an appropriate diet and other to our health beneficial practices. Together as a travelling fellowship, we aim to develop our awareness of the interdependence between the food we consume, our body, our mind and the environment we are living in.

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Wake Up Pilgrimage @ India

December 22, 2019 - January 3, 2020

WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BUDDHA with the Monastics of Plum Village & Dharmacharya Shantum Seth 22nd December 2019 – 3rd January 2020  Walk in the Footsteps of the Buddha: A Wake Up pilgrimage led by the monastics of Plum Village and Dharmacharya Shantum Seth December 22, 2019–January 3, 2020 – US$ 2435 per person* Walk in the Footsteps of the Buddha in the pleasant winter of India with Plum Village Monastics. This is a special pilgrimage for the…

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February 2020

Wake Up Hong Kong Retreat – CANCELLED

February 27, 2020 @ February 27, 2020 - March 1, 2020 @ March 1, 2020
AIAB, Lotus Pond Temple
Hong Kong, Ngong Ping Village,, Lantau Island Hong Kong
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CANCELLATION Dear friends, Due to the Corona Virus Outbreak, our Wake Up Retreat in February 2020 will be cancelled.  Our sangha will contact friends who made payments and arrange refund accordingly.  We are sorry for the inconvenience caused and we wish to practice together when the situations become better. Breathe & Smile, Retreat Organizing Team The way out is in Mindfulness Retreat for Young People  with the Plum Village Monastics at the Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism – Lotus Pond Temple,…

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PV Thailand Weekend Retreat

February 28, 2020 @ February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020 @ March 1, 2020
Plum Village Thailand Pak Chong, Thailand + Google Map

More info on the website, or via email (retreat@thaiplumvillage.org).

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March 2020

Wake Up Malaysia Retreat [CANCELLED]

March 5, 2020 - March 8, 2020
Bodhi Park, Shah Alam, Persiaran Serai Wangi, Desa Alam
Shah Alam, Selangor 40000 Malaysia

RETREAT CANCELLED Unfortunately, due to the Corona Virus outbreak, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the retreat. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused and hope to connect with you another time.     Wake Up for a future to be possible Wake Up, youngsters! Do come and join us to enjoy the positive and peaceful energy by the practice of dwelling happily in the present moment in year 2020. Organizers: The Plum Village Foundation Malaysia (TPVFM) & Young Buddhist…

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Wake Up Sydney Retreat

March 6, 2020 @ March 6, 2020 - March 8, 2020 @ March 8, 2020
Kihilla Conference Center, 5-17 Queens Road
Lawson, New South Wales 2783 Australia
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$200 – $250

Finding your own way home Happy new Year dear friends, We hope you had a wonderful start of 2020 so far! In the midst of taking care of family and friends in the holiday season, have you found time to look after yourself? Let this coming Wake Up retreat be a great way for you to tune into your inner wisdom and find your way into a more peaceful and transforming 2020. Guided by Monastics of the Plum Village tradition,…

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Mindful Action Retreat for Activists @ EIAB

March 11, 2020 - March 15, 2020
EIAB, Schaumburgweg 3
Waldbröl, 51545 Germany

March 11—15, 2020 In this retreat we will take a close look at the basis for our actions, in order to alleviate suffering in the world. Whether we are campaigning for a sustainable way of life for all species on earth or for a sustainable way of life in harmony, freedom and justice, we will consider how we can avoid drowning in a sea of anger, sorrow and violence. The practice of mindfulness, concentration and insight, which helps us to…

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Wake Up Indonesia Retreat [CANCELLED]

March 12, 2020 @ March 12, 2020 - March 15, 2020 @ March 15, 2020
Athalia Resort, JL Raya Puncak KM 65 No. 179, Cipayung-Dafar
Bogor, Jawa Barat Indonesia
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750K Rp – 1000K Rp

RETREAT CANCELLED Unfortunately, due to the Corona Virus outbreak, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the retreat. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused and hope to connect with you another time.     Be beautiful, be yourself Dear Friends, You are kindly invited to nourish your inner beauty by joining our Wake Up Indonesia Retreat. The retreat will be conducted March 12-15, 2020 at Athalia Resort, Bogor. The retreat will be lead by Dharma Teachers and Monastics from…

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April 2020

[Canceled] Wake Up Retreat @ Deer Park Monastery

April 1, 2020 @ April 1, 2020 - April 5, 2020 @ April 5, 2020

*This retreat has been canceled due to Deer Park closing*   More information early 2020 here: https://deerparkmonastery.org/join-a-retreat/#WU Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2524626787769783

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[Canceled] Wake Up Sound & Silence Retreat

April 11, 2020 - April 17, 2020

Dear friends and fellows, the 'Sound & Silence retreat - Wake up to the movement of life' is taking place, and you are very warmly invited.   This is a Plum Village Wake Up retreat for people aged 18-35ish from April 11th until 17th, 2020 @ Haus Sonnenlehen, Großgmain, Austria   Let yourself be filled with silence, the sight of trees, lakes and groves and be connected to the movement of life within all of us. Together we will have…

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Wake Up Your Artist Online Retreat

April 30, 2020 - May 6, 2020
Online AK

Dear beloved people, let’s come together for a week of fun, contemplation and exploring our true nature. This is an online experiment in which we get to cultivate creativity and mindfulness within our own homes. Looking forward to meeting online and creating the atmosphere of togetherness and mutual support in this adventure - just like the offline wake up your artist retreat, which took place the past years in the EIAB. So, this online WUYA (WUYAO) will be different: We will…

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September 2020

Longing, Belonging, Responding @ Dharma Gaia (NZ)

September 18, 2020 @ September 18, 2020 - September 20, 2020 @ September 20, 2020
Dharma Gaia, 608 Manaia Road RD1
Coromandel, 3581 New Zealand
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$200 – $250

Longing, Belonging, Responding Wake Up retreat We invite you to join us for a weekend of exploring the many ways to nourish our happiness, with walks in the forest, moving our bodies, cooking together, making art, singing and sitting by the fire, and sharing our stories. We will explore how to bring playfulness into our way of living and responding to the world and sharing this way of being with others. Together, we will build a community of young people…

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October 2020

Daily sitting (extended)

October 25, 2020 @ October 25, 2020 - April 1, 2021 @ April 1

Join us for a daily online sitting meditation. We might not be able to join retreats physically at the moment, but we can still practice together. Every day, we will sit for one hour in silence on Zoom. You can join any day, and there is no pressure to sit for a full hour. Zoom link: http://bit.ly/mindfulrain Zoom ID: 935 3874 4059 Password: clouds Timings: 6-7am UTC 6-7am UK 7-8am CET (Paris, Brussels...) 8-9am Israel 11.30am-12.30pm India 1-2pm Vietnam, Thailand,…

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