Our beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, founder of the International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism, passed away on 22nd January 2022. We have been commemorating his life with ceremonies and spiritual practice.

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The Festival of Stars is Here

This Dharma Talk was recorded on the 29th of October 2023 in Lower Hamlet, Plum Village (France). It is the second talk of the Rains’ Retreat 2023 Sunday Talk series. 0:00: 🌟 The video discusses the Festival of Stars and the tradition of remembering ancestors. 9:10: 🌧️ The video…

Sr Từ Nghiêm

October 29, 2023

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Simple Life, Spiritual Richness

A Journey of Mindfulness, Dealing with Anger, and Letting Go in War-Torn Areas and Peaceful Environments 🌍 Our sister recounts their experience of being in a war-torn area and the contrast of returning to a peaceful environment. 🧘 The video discusses the practice of mindfulness and walking meditation to…

Sr Thuận Nghiêm

October 26, 2023

Continuous Practice in our Daily Life

0:22: 🧘 The video discusses the uninterrupted practice of mindful breathing and steps, emphasizing the importance of staying present in the moment. 8:30: 🚶‍♂️ The video discusses the practice of walking meditation, its healing effects, and a story of rescuing refugees. 16:57: 🕊️ Our sister shares Thay’s experience of…

Sr Chân Đức

October 22, 2023

The Power of Peace in Climate Action

Our latest online course “Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet” is now open for registration! Sign up here: https://plumvillage.org/zasp What is the “flavor of Zen”? And what does it have to do with the urgent work we need to do to face the climate crisis? Brother Pháp…

Br Pháp Dung

September 28, 2023



Monastic-Led Deep Relaxation: Embodying Mother Earth

Br. Thien Duc with music by Srs. Hien Tam & Hieu Duc This guided meditation was offered in Upper Hamlet, Plum Village (France) during the Climate Retreat in autumn 2023. Any place where you find yourself listening to this, can be your meditation hall :)

September 13, 2023

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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