Update: We are offering online retreats while Plum Village France remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Upcoming Retreats

Below you can find our upcoming in-person and online retreats hosted by Plum Village monasteries around the world. Please note, that Plum Village Monastery, France remains physically closed to visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Discourse on Youth and Happiness

I heard these words of the Buddha one time when the Lord was staying at the Bamboo Forest Monastery near the town of Rajagriha. At that time there was a bhikshu who, in the very early morning, came to the banks of the river, took off his robe and…

October 21, 2021

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Practice sessions with Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in English, at Mountain Spring Monastery

Join Br Phap Hai and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha in Sydney, Australia for sessions of sitting meditation and other practices including sutra recitation, sutra class, Touching the Earth, Dharma sharing, Be-in, Mindfulness Trainings recitation, or a collective questions and answers session.

In September, the Meditation Focus is Satipatthana- 3rd Establishment of Mindfulness- Observing the Mind and the Key Sutra is Four Establishments of Mindfulness.

You may like to follow the Compassionate Ocean Sangha website or Facebook page.

You can join through this Zoom link.

Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405

Passcode: breathe

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Invoking the Bodhisattvas’ Names

The word Bodhisattva means “awakened being”. In the text Invoking the Bodhisatva’s Names, written by Thich Nhat Hanh, 5 Bodhisattvas are mentioned who represent qualities we can all uncover in ourselves.  In this talk, Sister Tu Nghiem offers us an explanation of this text. You can find the text…

Sr Từ Nghiêm

September 19, 2021

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Cultivating Kindness, Building Community

What does it feel like to receive kindness, from a loved one or even a stranger? What does it mean to have kindness in our own heart, and to be a true friend to ourselves and others? How can we cultivate these qualities, to help build a kind community…

Br Pháp Hữu

May 2, 2021

Dharma Media


Discourse on Youth and Happiness

I heard these words of the Buddha one time when the Lord was staying at the Bamboo Forest Monastery near the town of Rajagriha. At that time there was a bhikshu who, in the very early morning, came to the banks of the river, took off his robe and…

October 21, 2021

I am a cloud (Instrumental)

We would like to invite you to enjoy an instrumental version of “I am a cloud” played by Plum Village monastics.

August 28, 2021

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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