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Music: A Dharma Door

In 2023, Plum Village monastics went on their first music tour across North America, titled “The Way Out Is In: A Musical Meditation.” It offered a unique blend of contemplative music, poetry and short, inspiring teachings.

Monastic Life / I Walk for You

In this article Sr. Chan Lac Hanh shares about the journey of reuniting with her beloved omma (birthmother), knowing the right thing to do and how becoming a monastic has opened up a clear path ahead, filled with compassion.

How To / Reconcile

In this article we explore Sr Chan Duc's sharing on how to reconcile through the practices of Beginning Anew, Nonviolent Communication and Forgiveness.

How To / Relax

Thay said that stress is a great cause of suffering in our time. In this article Sr Chan Duc shares insights into the science of stress, the wisdom of the blackbird and the importance of knowing how to relax.

Thay’s 2-Year Memorial Ceremony

On January 29, more than 400 monastics from all Plum Village centers, alongside venerable monks and nuns of Hue and lay practitioners from over 30 countries gathered in Tu Hieu Root Temple to honor Thay. This grand memorial ceremony recognized Thay as the Fifth Patriarch of Tu Hieu and...

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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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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