Miracle of Mindfulness Tour 2015

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Join the monastic community founded, ordained and trained by Thich Nhat Hanh as they tour the United States to continue the legacy of the beloved Zen master. Join us in New York, Mississippi and California for retreats, public talks, and days of mindfulness, and learn how you can bring the miracle of mindfulness into your daily life.

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Autumn Retreat

Plum Village Autumn Leaf

You are warmly invited to join us at Plum Village to experience mindful community living this Autumn. The schedule is somewhat lighter than the Summer or Winter, with time and space to simply enjoy the monastery atmosphere and the beautiful autumn landscape, some personal quiet time or restful walks.

Please note that our program is slightly flexible, and so the end-date for our Autumn Retreat may be adjusted by a week or so. Please contact our registration offices before making travel arrangements.

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Ecuador & Colombia Tour

Following a very successful tour of South American countries last year, monastics from Plum Village will be returning to Ecuador and Colombia this autumn, from October 7 – November 2.

Events are being organised by Wake Up Sanghas in both countries, and will include public peace walks, public talks, residential retreats and mindfulness workshops for young people, peace activists and educators.

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Toronto Thanksgiving Retreat


The Mindfulness Practice Community of Toronto invites you to join us for a Thanksgiving Retreat at Countryside Camp in Cambridge, Ontario on October 9 – 12, 2015, led by Plum Village monastics from France and Germany.

During this retreat we will give thanks for the simple things in life through mindful practices of breathing, sitting, walking and eating. We will come together as a community in joyful solidarity with our monastic brothers and sisters guiding us in mindful gratitude.

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Mindful Health & Wellness Retreat

Lower Hamlet will be hosting a special “Mindful Health and Wellness Retreat”, 9-16 October, 2015, open to men and women of all ages.

This Mindful Health and Wellness Retreat offers a chance to learn how take care of our body and mind, with a full program of exercise, relaxation and meditation in the Plum Village tradition.Health workshops will be led by Plum Village dharma teachers and invited guests in the field of body-mind wellness.

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Viet Wake Up Retreat

A retreat at Plum Village for young people with Vietnamese Roots.
More info to follow…

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Argentina & Chile Tour

This autumn monastics from Plum Village will be leading mindfulness workshops and retreats in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago de Chile, building on very successful events there in 2014.

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Winter Retreat

Our annual 90-day Winter Retreat is usually from mid-November to mid-February. Please note that the dates are not yet confirmed.

The Winter Retreat will include two special weeks around the holiday season: Christmas Week and New Year Week, when you are welcome to join us to celebrate peacefully in community.

More information and confirmed dates for the Winter Retreat will be posted in due course.

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Christmas & New Year Celebrations

Thich Nhat Hanh Parallel Verse 2013

You are warmly invited to join us for one or two weeks during the Christmas and New Year period. It is a very special time of year in Plum Village, with music and singing, as well as mindfulness practices and moving celebrations on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. It is a time to enjoy dharma talks and the strong energy of togetherness as a spiritual family.

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2016 Retreat Program


Dates for our 2016 Retreat program will be announced towards the end of the year, sometime in December 2015. Here is a rough guide to a typical Plum Village year.

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