Our beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, founder of the International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism, passed away on 22nd January 2022. We are honoring Thay as an ancestral teacher in our lineage in 2024.

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Recognising the Buddha within

As we approach Vesak celebrations at Plum Village Centers, we reflect on what it means to take refuge in the Buddha within during challenging times.

Upcoming Days of Mindfulness

Besides coming for a retreat, you are welcome to join us for a Day of Mindfulness. These days offer a small taste of Plum Village mindfulness practice.

No upcoming retreats.

There will be no public Days of Mindfulness in June, July and August.

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Aiming for Aimlessness: Setting Goals in the Present Moment

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March 24, 2024

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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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