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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
*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
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 […]
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 […]
... a little retreat with a big heart What does your inner voice say when you stop and take time to listen? When was the last time that the artist inside danced and celebrated? WUYA= Wake Up Your Artist WUYA-DAY-O is an one day online experiment dedicated to your inner artist. Join us for this adventure […]
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 […]
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 […]
In many parts of the world, it remains difficult for Sanghas to join in person. Every week you can join Wake Uppers from across the globe to practice together on […]
Our way of eating and producing food can be very violent, to other species, to our own bodies, and to the Earth. Or our way of growing, distributing, and eating food can be part of creating a larger healing. We get to choose. - Thich Nhat Hanh Scientists predict a global food crisis will […]
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 […]
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/
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/
Every year almost 80 billion land animals and a few trillion sea animals are killed for food, often in abysmal conditions. Animal agriculture is responsible for 15% up to 60% of all our greenhouse gas emissions, nearly half of our global grain consumption, takes up almost 40% of all habitable land, and is a major […]