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Tahanan Is Home

Reflections from a Social Worker in the Philippines For what is my heart yearning? In the winter of 2017, I remember holding a pen in one...

Wake Up Montréal Retreat: Together We Are One

Come discover or deepen your meditation practice in Plum Village tradition founded by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. The retreat will last 4 days, on the theme : "Ensemble nous sommes un tout / Together we are one." It will feature guided meditations, Dharma talks, sharings, and more ways to practice mindfulness on a daily basis. It will be hosted at Maple Village, a Buddhist retreat center in the countryside of the Eastern townships, 1hr 30min away from Montreal.

Wake Up Montréal at Maple Village

From August 4–10 2017, Wake Up Montréal organised its second retreat. It lasted 6 days, and 75 people participated. Four monastics (Sr. Boi Nghiem,...

Wake Up Montréal Retreat: Open to Oneself, Open to the World

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.

Wake Up Edmonton Young Adult Retreat

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)...

Joyfully Together in Canada

By Alexis-Michel Schmitt-Cadet From 15th to 21th August 2016, Wake Up Montréal hosted the first French-speaking Wake Up retreat at Maple Village, Québec. It was...

To Meditate in Prison

I was marked by several documentaries in my life. Among them dealt with meditation in prison: "Doing Time, Doing Vipassana" and "The Dhamma Brothers."...

A Mindful Society Conference in Toronto

An interview with Elli from Wake Up Toronto and Erica from Wake Up New York about facilitating Wake Up breakout sessions at A Mindful...

Wake Up Montréal Retreat: Joyfully Together

The retreat takes place over one week from 15 - 21 August, 2016. The first 3 days are free for personal practice. This time is open for you to meet other participants and allows for time to meditate and profit from the forest and the walking and hiking paths in the area.The following 4 days will be organized around guided meditations, Dharma talks, discussion and sharing groups and times for practicing mindfulness in our daily lives. Other activities include a workshop on Vietnamese vegetarian cooking, bonfires, dancing, Qi Gong practice and much more... Venez découvrir et approfondir la méditation de Pleine Conscience dans la tradition zen du Village des Pruniers du maître Thich Nhat Hanh. La retraite durera une semaine. Les trois premières journées seront laissées libres pour votre pratique personnelle. Vous pourrez rencontrer les autres participants, méditer, profiter de la forêt et des sentiers de randonnées. Les quatre derniers jours seront organisées autour de méditations guidées, d’enseignements du Dharma, de périodes de partage et de pratique de Pleine Conscience au quotidien...

Wake Up Montréal

As Sangha of the Month this month, we travel to eastern Canada and get to know Wake Up Montréal from Québec. Discover how they got started,...

Wake Up Edmonton Retreat for Young Adults

If you are a young person (18 to 35) inspired to cultivate mindfulness and compassion in your life, we invite you to join our Wake Up...

Wake Up Toronto

This month as Sangha of the Month, Wake Up Toronto from Canada shares about their beginning, Sangha sessions, and how they have fun :D