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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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A sacred pilgrimage in India to feel what the Buddha felt, see what he saw, and experience what he experienced as a living human being.
Join Sister Tu Nghiem (“Sister Eleni”), Sister Trai Nghiem, and experienced practitioners in the Plum Village tradition at Mindfulness Events around Athens, and a 3-Day Mindfulness Retreat in Mani.
Cultivate the art of mindful living, co-create peace, and bring reconciliation in oneself, in homes and work places across Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile in Spring 2023.
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.
Join the monastics at Magnolia Grove Monastery, Mississippi, for for a Wake Up Weekend (welcome to all practitioners ages 18-35ish).
An in-person 7-day retreat hosted by Deer Park Monastery with the support of monastics and practitioners in the Plum Village Tradition.
We would like to invite experienced Francophone practitioners in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the 2023 Francophone Retreat.
This one-week retreat in French is a precious opportunity to connect with spiritual friends old and new…
Join the monastics at Magnolia Grove Monastery, Mississippi, for a five-day retreat for families and individuals.
Dear young friends, we are coming to you in Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, the Czech Republic, and Austria to practice “live” together.
We warmly welcome you to join our community life of practice for one or two weeks.
The Upper Hamlet Happy Farm family are delighted to announce our next Happy Farm Retreat combining a week’s retreat in Upper Hamlet with a special hands-on experience in helping us on our organic, agroecology farm.
The Upper Hamlet Community and Happy Farm offer a two week immersive retreat in Mindfulness, Deep Ecology and Nature Connection.
Join a group of eight Plum Village brothers and sisters as we crisscross the British Isles and Ireland to lead retreats, Days of Mindfulness, mindful walks, sangha building events
A 6-week in-depth curated learning journey to nurture insight, compassion, community, and action in service of the Earth, bringing to life teachings in Thich Nhat Hanh’s book, Zen and the Art of Saving the…
We would like to invite experienced practitioners in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the “Savor Life” Cooking Retreat.
For one week, 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 love. And then it’s your turn!…
Who am I really? Where do I truly belong? How do I bring out the best of my diverse heritages? A one-week retreat in the Lower Hamlet for young Vietnamese in the West. …
We would like to invite experienced practitioners in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the “Love is Freedom – Earth Retreat”.
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.
Our very popular annual retreat for families to join monastics and other practitioners in the Plum Village tradition.
We would like to invite experienced practitioners in our tradition to support us as volunteers from July 2 – 31 in the Summer Opening 2023.
The Monastic Sisters and Brothers of Deer Park Monastery are thrilled to be hosting Teen Camp, a unique opportunity for 13-18 year-olds to practice mindfulness in nature, surrounded by other young people who want…
From July 9th – 29th 2023, Plum Village will be a kingdom of smiles for families with children and teens.
We would like to invite experienced young practitioners (17 – 35yo) in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the Wake Up Retreat.
Deer Park Monastery, Blue Cliff Monastery, and Magnolia Grove Monastery will come together and offer a tour with monastics and lay practitioners in the Plum Village tradition. Retreats will take place at each of…
Breathe, walk, renew, inspire… A retreat for Young Mindfulness Practitioners 18-35
We would like to invite experienced practitioners in the Plum Village tradition to support us as volunteers during the Educators’ Retreat (and plum picking). Your help is essential in many areas, such as guiding mindful service, translation, transportation …
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.
As the new year begins to unfold, we have the opportunity to look back: What have we cultivated in ourselves in 2022? Was there a habit energy that manifested strongly, carrying us away? And how about our relationships? Were we able to cultivate deep friendship? Do we hold pain…
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What is the spiritual meaning of Christmas in our times? In a society of consumerism where we can easily feel alienated, we are longing for an atmosphere of simplicity and love. If the most important element of Christmas is our brotherhood, sisterhood, and siblinghood, then how can we practice…
In Zen, we often say that the moment of death is the moment that reveals how we have been practicing. Indeed, the fear of dying is the base for all other fears. As practitioners, death should be an object of our contemplation. Sister Insight shares her experience of practicing…
Practicing the Six Harmonies is a deep practice to ensure a long life in the Sangha and continue on the path of transformation with our spiritual friends, even when facing difficulties in communication. If we are still unable to deeply connect with another person through the heart, maybe because…