Mountain Mindfulness Ski Retreat


A retreat with Plum Village monks and nuns in the snow-capped mountains of Andorra, with meditation practice and hiking, skiing and snowshoeing.

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US Viet Wake Up Tour

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This coming Spring Break 2017, there will be a Viet Wake Up Teaching Tour conducted by a team of 7 monks and nuns from Plum Village Practice Centers in the United States. They will lead events in Canada, Illinois, Washington State and Hawaii.

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2017 Retreat Program

We are happy to announce the program of our major retreats for 2017. We hope that many of you from around the world will be able to join our thriving community to experience the art of mindful living, either for quieter stays in the spring and autumn, or for our larger international events in the summer months.

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Spring Retreat

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The Spring Retreat is a wonderful opportunity to practice renewal and transformation with our residential community of over 200 monks, nuns and lay practitioners.

We invite you to join us for a deep experience of mindful living for a one-week or two-week retreat, as Mother Earth stirs from slumber and new blossoms begin to appear.

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Deep Ecology Retreat for Young People

Young people from around Europe are warmly invited to gather at the EIAB for a joyful and transformative week exploring our connection to the Earth.

This one-week retreat is a chance to exchange insights and discover deep mindfulness practices together as we reflect on the state of our environment and explore collective awakening and deep ecology.

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International Educators Retreat

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Please join us this October at the EIAB in Germany for ‘Happy Teachers Change the World’ a retreat for educators offered by monastic and lay practitioners in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village tradition.

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Francophone Retreat

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Plum Village will be hosting our annual Francophone Retreat over the Easter weekend, from the 10-17 April 2017. This is a joyful time for the community of Plum Village practitioners in France to gather together and deepen our practice.

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Events in Spain

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Once again Plum Village monastics will be touring Spain this Spring to lead retreats, offer public talks and large peaceful walking meditations in city centers. One highlight of this trip will be the screenings of the new film, “Vivir Despiertos”, a documentary about the practice of mindfulness being shared by Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastic and lay students.

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Mindfulness Events in the Netherlands

Dutch Retreat

This Spring a joyful delegation of Dutch-speaking monastics from Plum Village and the EIAB (including Brother Phap Ung, Brother Phap Xa, Sister Lan Nghiem, Sister Sang Nghiem and Brother Pham Hanh and Brother Dao Hanh) will be leading a series of mindfulness days and retreats in the Netherlands.

Highlights will include three “Days of Mindfulness” a five-day retreat and a four-day retreat for families.

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Mindful Cooking Retreat

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The sisters of the New Hamlet would like to offer you a chance to join us for a retreat from August 5th to 12th, 2016, and learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine, Plum Village style.

Together we’ll learn how to practice mindfulness while cooking and preparing food; how to cultivate healthy eating habits, as well as cultivating joy as nourishment, both for our selves and our loved ones.

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“Mindful & Compassionate Leadership”: An International Business Retreat

May 31, 2017 until Jun 07, 2017 Language: anglais, français "Mindful & Compassionate Leadership": An International Business Retreat Following on from the corporate seminars given by THICH NHAT HANH and his community, in which he shared his vision of applied ethics in the business world throughout Asia and America, Plum Village will host a gathering

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Youth Retreat in the Ardèche


A rustic and simple youth retreat with Plum Village monks and nuns in the mountains of the Ardeche.

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