A global community of mindfulness practice centres offering retreats and teachings on engaged Buddhism and the art of mindful living, founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

The essential practice of Plum Village is ‘I have arrived, I am home.’ It means happiness is possible. Freedom is possible. Right now. Right here.

Thich Nhat Hanh

The Art of Mindful Living

What do we practice?

Our practice is to dwell happily in the present moment during our daily activities. We do this to embrace our suffering, find joy in life and enable ourselves to respond to the collective challenges of our time.

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Founder of Plum Village

Who is Thich Nhat Hanh?

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, Engaged Buddhism, global ethics and peace. 

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Isolated yet together: moving your sangha online

With much of the world in lockdown or practicing social distancing, sanghas are having to be adaptable and creative as they move meetings online. The technology might seem daunting but it’s worth the effort to continue to provide a precious space of practice and connection. Here are a few…

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Latest Talk

This is a Noble Moment | Dharma Talk by br Phap Dung, 2020 03 29

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Upcoming Retreats

Throughout the year we organise retreats and welcome guests to come and stop, rest, heal themselves through the art of mindful living. You can also experience a retreat at our other monastic centers around the world.

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