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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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Sharings from the Heart
This is a story that Siddhartha Gautama, popularly known as the Buddha, told the first time to children when he had just founded a Great Way, the Path of Awareness. Please enjoy an excerpt of it from the book Old Path White Cloud. Siddhartha quietly gestured for the children…
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The 40 Tenets of Plum Village in English, at Deer Park Monastery
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Welcome to a new weekly class from Deer Park Monastery on the topic “The 40 Tenets of Plum Village”. This class is offered by Br Phap Luu (Br Stream) and will take place live on Wednesday nights at 19:30 PST. It will also be available to watch afterwards on the Deer Park Monastery Youtube channel. This class is based on a book written by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh called “Làng Mai nhìn núi Thứu” or “Plum Village Looks at Vulture’s Peak” (an English translation is currently in progress but not yet available). The book describes the essential characteristics of Plum Village practice and teachings. For an English translation of the tenets themselves, follow this link: https://orderofinterbeing.org/2016/07…
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. You may like to follow the Compassionate Ocean Sangha’s Facebook page.
You can join through this Zoom link.
Meeting ID: 981 6914 4405 Passcode: breathe
Weekly online meditation practice with Magnolia Grove Monastery Brothers and Sisters in English, at Magnolia Grove Monastery
You are invited to join us on Zoom for our weekly online meditation practice session.
The program will be as follows (subject to change), starting at 16:00CST:
– 5′ introduction
– 15′ guided meditation,
– 30′ Dharma talk
– 45′ Questions and Answers
Newcomers welcome. No previous experience with meditation required.
Please register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!
What to Wear
Please wear casual and modest clothing that is comfortable for sitting (i.e. long sleeve shirt (shirt covering shoulders), long pants (below the knees), loose fitting clothes…).
What are we made of? What do we transmit to the future, and to the world? How do we connect to our ancestors, understand them, and see how we continue them? How can we practice, so that our practice is an “offering of the heart”? Sister Đào Nghiêm offers…
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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…
As we come in touch with the newly blooming flowers and the rising bird-song of Spring, Sr. Từ Nghiêm guides us in inquiring: how may we offer Spring cleaning and renewal to our body, and to our mind? In this warm and image-rich talk, our elder sister shares practical…
A talk from 7 March based on questions that people have sent in. Offered for Mountain Spring Monastery in Australia and the Compassionate Ocean Sangha: www.mountainspringmonastery.org, www.compassionateoceansangha.org. You can support this podcast at https://dana.plumvillage.org/
We would like to invite you to enjoy an instrumental version of “I have arrived, I am home” played by Plum Village monastics.