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Below you can find our upcoming in-person and online retreats hosted by Plum Village monasteries around the world.
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Join the monastics at Magnolia Grove Monastery, Mississippi, for a three-month Autumn retreat.
Join us for one or two weeks during our 90-day Rains Retreat where we simplify our lives and deepen our mindfulness practice.
Join the monastics at Deer Park Monastery, California for 90-Day Rains Retreat.
Join us for a week of walking in nature, sitting in peace, listening with love, working with joy … living fully the precious life we have.
Join the monastics at Deer Park Monastery, California for a Holiday Retreat.
What have I done with my days? Have I lived with kindness and joy during 2022? How do I live in the present for a future to be possible?
This one-week retreat will be an opportunity for us to nourish our spiritual roots. We will cultivate the art of walking, sitting, eating, working, and listening to ourselves and others with true presence and…
With new blossoms on the way, and spectacular changing weather, spring-time offers us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate this beautiful season of transformation and renewal.
This one-week retreat is a precious opportunity to connect with spiritual friends old and new, and cultivate the collective stillness and understanding.
We warmly welcome you to join our community life of practice for one or two weeks.
For this one-week retreat (May 26 – June 2), the New Hamlet meditation hall will become a food haven and the sisters will reveal their secrets of cooking vegan food with joy, ease, and…
The international Earth Holders communities is delighted to invite you all to a 7 days “Earth Retreat” in Plum Village France on-site and online.
From July 9th – 29th 2023, Plum Village will be a kingdom of smiles for families with children and teens.
Breathe, walk, renew, inspire… A retreat for Young Mindfulness Practitioners 18-35
We invite you to take the time to rest, renew, and connect deeply with the source of the sacred love that you are cultivating and offering through your life.
As the trees shed their leaves, what afflictions can we shed to lighten our load?
Join us for our 90-day Rains Retreat (2023-24) where we simplify our lives and deepen our mindfulness practice.
Br. Minh Hy invites us to connect to great ancestral teachers who played a very important role in Thầy’s journey of renewing Buddhism. Inspired by their example, we can improve and refine our own practice, with faith and perseverance. We can make their practice come to life as we…
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Sister Thuận Nghiêm (Sister Harmony) takes us along her life-long journey of transforming her way of thinking and speaking with the practice. She shares many true stories about the importance of checking our perceptions and speaking more humbly and lovingly. The impact of our speech is immediate and wide….
“Do not abandon your aspiration too early!” Through her own experience of fearlessness, hope, compassion, anger, and despair during the war in Vietnam, Sr. Chân Không shares how she transformed unwholesome seeds through mindfulness practices in our Plum Village tradition. Touching on difficult topics such as suicide, alcoholism and…
“Mindfulness of breathing is the great vehicle used by buddhas to save beings who are drifting.” – Master Khương Tăng Hội Meditation Master Khương Tăng Hội, the first patriarch of Zen in Vietnam, was a great source of inspiration for our teacher Thầy to practice and develop Engaged Buddhism….
Is Plum Village “engaged” enough today? Is our daily practice of mindfulness an appropriate answer to the problems our world is facing? If we look deeply at current issues such as war, injustice, or the climate crisis, we can understand their connection with our ways of thinking, speaking and…