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November 2020

December 2020

Winter Warmer Festival

December 20, 2020
Online AK
Donation

On Sunday 20th December, Rachel and Joe from Wake Up London will be hosting the online Winter Warmer Festival, a day full of poem, meditation and song, joyfully offered by Wake Up friends worldwide. The proceeds will financially support our monastic Sangha in these times of pandemic, which have left them without income from the usual retreats. More info & tickets  

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Courage, Love and Hope for 2021

December 28, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Online AK + Google Map

This holiday retreat features a designated Wake Up Dharma Sharing group for practitioners aged 18 to 35. Spaces in Dharma Sharing families are limited, so we recommend registering soon. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/courage-love-hope-2021/  

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Celebrating Our Togetherness

December 30, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Online AK + Google Map

This holiday retreat features a designated Wake Up Dharma Sharing group for practitioners aged 18 to 35. Additionally, Dharma Sharing groups for People of Color and also for those who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community will be offered. Spaces in Dharma Sharing families are limited, so we recommend registering soon. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/celebrating-our-togetherness/

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January 2021

February 2021

Action from the Heart

February 24, 2021 - February 28, 2021
Online AK

This activist retreat features a designated Wake Up Dharma Sharing group for practitioners aged 18 to 35. Spaces in Dharma Sharing families are limited, so we recommend registering soon. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/action-from-the-heart/

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April 2021

How to Reconcile

April 2, 2021 - April 4, 2021
Online AK

We invite you to join this retreat with Plum Village monastics, featuring Wake Up Dharma Sharing groups for participants aged 18-35. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/how-to-reconcile/

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[CANCELLED] Wake Up Your Artist @ EIAB

April 14, 2021 - April 18, 2021
EIAB, Schaumburgweg 3
Waldbröl, 51545 Germany
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WUYA invites you on a mindfulness adventure this spring! A week dedicated to discovering your creativity: singing, painting, dancing, writing and finding out about abundance in the silence. Together we explore what moves you inside and ways to share it with the world. Your inner guides accompany you - the Zen Master, the curious child, the self-compassionate one, the adventurer and the art activist! Playfulness and relaxation are our tools, the present moment is the place to act. Rumi says:…

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Francophone Retreat

April 23, 2021 - April 27, 2021
Online AK

We invite you to join this retreat with Plum Village monastics, featuring Wake Up Dharma Sharing groups for participants aged 18-35. Nous t'invitons à participer à cette retraite avec les monastères du Village des Prunes, qui comprend des groupes de partage du Dharma pour les participants âgés de 18 à 35 ans. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/francophone-retreat-2021/

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May 2021

The Art of Inner Healing

May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021
Online AK

We invite you to join this retreat with Plum Village monastics, featuring Wake Up Dharma Sharing groups for participants aged 18-35. Because spaces in Dharma Sharing families are limited, we encourage you to sign up as soon as registration opens. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/the-art-of-inner-healing/

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Wake Up Earth Retreat

May 26, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Online AK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwYnJ2RHkQI&ab_channel=PlumVillage   Click here to learn more and to register for the Wake Up Retreat in European time zones organised by Plum Village France: https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/wakeupearth/ Click here to learn more and to register for a separate but parallel Wake Up Retreat in American time zones, organised by Deer Park monastery: https://deerparkmonastery.org/join-a-retreat/#WUOR

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Wake Up Earth – Deer Park Online Retreat

May 26, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Deer Park Monastery, 2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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Our journey of resilience, compassion, and healing An online retreat for young adults (18-35 years old) How can we handle the feelings of dread, loneliness, and anger within us and around us? There is no “back to normal” in such an uncertain and complex world, so let’s not go back, let’s come together to build a more compassionate future. The schedule of this retreat will only be in US Time Zones. So if you can arrange your personal schedule to follow, then…

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June 2021

Neuroscience Retreat

June 16, 2021 - June 20, 2021
Online AK

We invite you to join this retreat with Plum Village monastics, featuring Wake Up Dharma Sharing groups for practitioners aged 18-35. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/neuroscience-retreat-2021/

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July 2021

Rest and Regenerate Retreat

July 15, 2021 - July 18, 2021
MorningSun Mindfulness Center, 655 Gilsum Mine Rd
Alstead, NH 03602 United States
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Dear Wake Up Siblings, Greetings from Morning Sun, As we begin to re-open our Center, we will have 2 in-person mindfulness retreats this summer, and to be successful, we need help from the community 🙂 We are looking for staff for these retreats and we are wondering if anyone would have time and is willing to be part of our mostly-volunteer effort. We love to ask Wake Uppers so that we can be together in Sangha, nature, and retreat energy.…

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How to Grieve (Online Retreat)

July 29, 2021 - August 1, 2021
Online AK

We invite you to join this all-ages retreat with Dharma Sharing groups for Wake Uppers: https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/how-to-grieve/

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Rest and Regenerate Retreat

July 29, 2021 - August 1, 2021
MorningSun Mindfulness Center, 655 Gilsum Mine Rd
Alstead, NH 03602 United States
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Dear Wake Up Siblings, Greetings from Morning Sun, As we begin to re-open our Center, we will have 2 in-person mindfulness retreats this summer, and to be successful, we need help from the community 🙂 We are looking for staff for these retreats and we are wondering if anyone would have time and is willing to be part of our mostly-volunteer effort. We love to ask Wake Uppers so that we can be together in Sangha, nature, and retreat energy.…

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September 2021

Rains Retreat 2021

September 5, 2021 - December 7, 2021
Online AK

This retreat offers Dharma Sharing groups for Wake Uppers. https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/rains-retreat-2021-gems-of-the-plum-village-tradition/

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December 2021

Wake Up Earth Holder Winter Festival

December 11, 2021 @ December 11, 2021 - December 11, 2021
Zoom

  Dear friends, We would like to invite you to a special session of our WU EH Sangha next month: we will have a "Winter Festival" together - kind of "be-in" style - where people can offer some songs, poems, a dance, and sharings. 🎶👯❄⛄🍵🎄 Something joyful and nourishing to celebrate the beauty of Mother Earth and siblinghood that will warm our hearts in this pre-Christmas Advent time. We invite you to make yourself a nice cup of tea and…

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Engaged Buddhism Sangha

December 12, 2021 @ December 12, 2021 - December 12, 2021
Online AK

Members of Wake Up Munich invite all young practitioners ages 18-35ish to monthly online meetings on Engaged Buddhism. "When I was in Vietnam, so many of our villages were being bombed. Along with my monastic brothers and sisters, I had to decide what to do. Should we continue to practice in our monasteries, or should we leave the meditation halls in order to help the people who were suffering under the bombs? After careful reflection, we decided to do both—to…

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April 2022

Wake Up Retreat @ Deer Park

April 6 - April 10
Deer Park Monastery, 2499 Melru Lane
Escondido, CA 92026 United States
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An in-person retreat hosted by Deer Park Monastery with the support of monastics and practitioners in the Plum Village Tradition. “Everything can begin with you. You are the foundation of any change that will happen in your society.”  Thich Nhat Hanh Wake Up is an active global community of young mindfulness practitioners, aged 18-35, inspired by the teachings of Zen Master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. We come together to practice mindfulness in order to take care of ourselves,…

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Wake Up Your Artist @ EIAB

April 7 - April 13
EIAB, Schaumburgweg 3
Waldbröl, 51545 Germany
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WAKE UP YOUR ARTIST A creative retreat for young people Dear Wake Uppers, It’s time again: April 7th-13th at the EIAB in Germany, Larissa Mazbouh and Joe Holtaway invite you to the Wake Up Your Artist retreat 2022. We will have a week together to Playandrest = painting, writing, singing and dancing with mindfulness. Listeningtoourselves&eachother = breathing, sitting, walking, eating and sharing with concentration. Whatwillwediscover? = watering the seeds of insight with creativity. 🙂   Whether you are coming for the first time or you have been before, you are…

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Wake Up Retreat @Thai Plum Village

April 30 - May 4
Plum Village Thailand Pak Chong, Thailand + Google Map
Donation

From April 30 to May 04, Thai Plum Village will organize a Wake Up retreat for young people aged from 18 to 35. You will have an opportunity to come back to the Thai PV Monastery to practise with young monastic brothers and sisters. Registration link will be open April 11 at 3:00 P.M. The topic of this retreat is “Thay’s Hand in Our Hands”. What and how have we continued Thay? Thay is still present within us and the…

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May 2022

Mindfulness Afternoon with Monastics

May 3 - May 8
Amsterdam

Dear friend of Wake Up Amsterdam, We are filled with joy that we can share the news that Zen Teacher Sister True Dedication of Plum Village will provide an afternoon of Mindfulness in Amsterdam on May 5, the Dutch Liberation Day of WW2. in the Tolhuistuin. To register you can click on this link: https://www.aandacht.net/activiteiten/liaprogramma/lezing-true-dedication Scroll down and click on the button 'inschrijven' (enrol) to complete your registration. For more information on Sister True Dedication, you can watch this TED…

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June 2022

Wake Up Retreat @Blue Cliff

June 22 - June 26
Blue Cliff Monastery, 3 Mindfulness Rd
Pine Bush, NY 12566 United States
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$120 – $360

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Being Peace You are invited to join us and other young adults (ages 18-35 or so) for this year Wake Up retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery. It is an opportunity to bring our lay and monastic communities of young practitioners together to practice, learn, and grow together.…

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July 2022

Wake Up Humanity 2022

July 1 - July 8
Plum Village Thénac, France + Google Map

https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/international-wake-up-retreat/

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Wake Up Weekend @Magnolia Grove

July 1 @ July 1 - July 3 @ July 3
Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd
Batesville, MS 38606 United States
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$100 – $200

OUR JOY AND SUFFERING ARE ONE  As young adults living in the midst of a global pandemic, climate crisis and ongoing injustice, it can feel like the amount of suffering in ourselves and the world is overwhelming. And at the same time, there is a growing commitment to taking care of the natural world, creating inclusive communities and healing of all sorts. How do we make sense of this collective moment we find ourselves in? Join us for a Wake…

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Wake Up Retreat @ EIAB

July 6 - July 10
EIAB, Schaumburgweg 3
Waldbröl, 51545 Germany
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WAKE UP-RETREAT A Retreat for young people with Br. Phap Tri und Br. Tue Chieu For a long time we have not had a retreat for young people at EIAB, which is led by nuns and monks. Now is the opportunity for us to come together under monastic leadership - for young people not only from Germany, but also from other countries. This retreat is specially designed for people aged 18 to 35 years. For students and people with low…

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August 2022

Wake Up London Summer Retreat

August 4 @ August 4 - August 7 @ August 7
The Quadrangle Trust, Shoreham Rd
Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 7RP United Kingdom
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£110 – £245

You are invited to join Wake Up London for a special summer retreat, a chance for to rest deeply and to cultivate joy together as a community. The theme of the retreat is: Home in self. Home in Sangha. This retreat will be an opportunity to practice mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hahn (see more here https://plumvillage.org), surrounded by nature at The Quadrangle Trust, a peaceful countryside venue in Kent. (https://thequadrangle.co/) You'll enjoy sinking deeper into our…

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September 2022

Wake Up Catch Up Online Retreat

September 2 - September 4
Online
Donation

A light and simple 3-day online retreat for young people A light and simple 3-day online retreat for young people This will be a peer-facilitated and peer-led retreat by members of the Wake Up community, with invited Plum Village monastics and Dharma Teachers to offer the Dharma Talks and guided meditations. The Wake Up Catch Up Retreat is a 3-day weekend online program with the monastics of Plum Village, offered for young people aged 18-35. This simple and light schedule will allow…

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WU Earth Holder Sangha

September 4 @ September 4 - September 4
Zoom

Earth Holder Sangha    We invite all young practitioners from age 15 - 39 to join us at our monthly “Wake Up Earth Holder Sangha” sessions. It is initiated and organized by siblings from Wake Up, the Earth Holder Community, and Plum Village Monastery in France. We meet monthly, usually on a Sunday, 17h-19h Paris time (CET) on Zoom. Next meeting: Sunday October 2nd - Awareness, healing, nonviolence and justice, with Aaron Solomon. Aaron Solomon, Brother Fulfillment, is a mindfulness and meditation…

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