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Message for the Holy Season

Dear friends of Plum Village, this Holy Season let us all bring light into the world. There is the physical light …and there is a spiritual light, which is the practice of Right Mindfulness and full awareness.

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The Plum Village community in France began our 2023-24 Rains Retreat on October 19. Amidst a turbulent world, the community of 225 practitioners is committing to dwell peacefully together for 90 days. Recognizing “Our actions really matter. Our love and compassion are the fabric of every moment.”

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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