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

Plum Village Online – Podcast

Plum Village is very pleased to announce that we have a new online audio platform for dharma talks. You can now listen to all the recent dharma talks within the Plum Village tradition on your favourite podcast platform.

Listening to the Dharma Talk

Please arrive early for the talk so that we may have enough time to find a seat and establish ourselves in a peaceful state of mind. Please listen to the talks with an open mind and a receptive heart. If we listen only with our intellect, comparing and judging...

Video Dharma Talk: The Practice of Compassion

November 3, 2013. 101-minute dharma talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh from Stillwater Meditation Hall, Upper Hamlet of Plum Village. We begin with two chants from the monastics followed by a talk on the theme of compassion. Thay begins with a follow-up on the visit to Stanford University where...

This is It! | Dharma talk by Sister Thệ Nghiêm, 2017.09.15 (DPM)

This is the Second Dharma talk of the retreat offered by Sr. Thệ Nghiêm at Deer Park Monastery on September 15, 2017. Topics include Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight and the Four Kinds of Nutriments. The retreat theme is Awakening the Source of Understanding. The retreat is part of the...

The Practice of the Bell | Dharma Talk by Sister Annabel Laity, 2016.05.31

Sister Annabel Chan Duc’s thought-provoking memoir True Virtue: The Journey of an English Buddhist Nun is now available everywhere books are sold. https://www.parallax.org/product/true-virtue/ ~~~~ This is the 1st Dharma Talk offered by Sister Annabel Laity on 31/05/2016 in the Miracle of Mindfulness Retreat at Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge, United...

Mind & Body | Dharma Talk by Sister Annabel Laity, 2016.06.03

Sister Annabel Chan Duc’s thought-provoking memoir True Virtue: The Journey of an English Buddhist Nun is now available everywhere books are sold. https://www.parallax.org/product/true-virtue/ ~~~~ This is the 3rd Dharma Talk offered by Sister Annabel Laity on 03/06/2016 in the Miracle of Mindfulness Retreat at Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge, United...

Trust as a Limitless Mind | Dharma Talk by Br Phap Lai, 2017.04.02

“Trust and Confidence” was offered as an addition to the 4 Limitless Minds by Thay (Thich Nhat Hanh) in a Dharma Talk given in 2014 along with “Reverence and Respect”. In this talk Thay Phap Lai explores the meaning of “Trust” as a Limitless Mind to be cultivated or...

2017 US Tour: MGM: First Dharma Talk, Sr. Annabel

Sister Annabel Chan Duc’s thought-provoking memoir True Virtue: The Journey of an English Buddhist Nun is now available everywhere books are sold. https://www.parallax.org/product/true-virtue/ ~~~~ Help us caption & translate this video! https://amara.org/v/dhao/

Dharma talk by Sr. Eleni | 2020 April 1 (New Hamlet)

You can support us by: – donating: https://plumvillage.org/support – helping to caption & translate: https://amara.org/en/profiles/videos/plumvillage/ or http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCcv7KJIAsiddB2YRegvrF7g

Manual For Living | Dharma Talk by Br Pháp Dung, 2017 07 28

When we were born, we did not come with a manual for life. No manual for how to be a child, a teen, a partner, a mother, a father. No manual for how to face difficult moments in life. The prince Siddhartha 2,600 years ago searched for such a...

Recognising Feelings | Dharma Talk by Sr Từ Nghiêm, 2019 01 24

You can support us by: – donating: https://plumvillage.org/support – helping to caption & translate: https://amara.org/en/profiles/videos/plumvillage/ or http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCcv7KJIAsiddB2YRegvrF7g Help us caption & translate this video! https://amara.org/v/n1zz/

On Beauty and Paradise | Dharma Talk by Sr Lăng N, 2019 03 24

Sr Lang Nghiem starts off by telling a story about two men who find paradise only to lose it later. She leads us in exploring our own ideas of beauty and paradise and how they affect our daily life. Examining our ideas of beauty can give us insight into...

Feeling Peace & Joy | Dharma Talk by Sister Annabel Laity, 2016.06.01

Sister Annabel Chan Duc’s thought-provoking memoir True Virtue: The Journey of an English Buddhist Nun is now available everywhere books are sold. https://www.parallax.org/product/true-virtue/ ~~~~ This is the 2nd Dharma Talk offered by Sister Annabel Laity on 01/06/2016 in the Miracle of Mindfulness Retreat at Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge, United...

Letting Go of a Separate Self | Dharma Talk by Br Pháp Ứng, 2018.02.04

“My coming and going is in every breath. The rhythm of my birth and death is the sound of countless hearts beating.” The spiritual “present moment” is made up of mindfulness, concentration, and insight. It is not the same as the physical present moment. Dwelling in these energies, the...

Reverence for Life and Generosity | Dharma Talk by Br Pháp Lai, 2018 12 09

The three month retreat is drawing to an end, and many retreatants have been able to experience community living in Plum Village. In community living we learn many things such as living in harmony, loving speech, letting go of preferences, non-judgement and to see the suffering of another. Living...

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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