News: We are offering online retreats while Plum Village France remains temporarily closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Updates / Booking is open for weekend online retreats!

Thich Nhat Hanh’s dream of an online monastery is becoming a reality: join Plum Village monastics for virtual weekend retreats streamed live from Plum Village, France. Deepen your mindfulness and concentration, interact with the monastics, and connect to our international community.

Updates / The Raft: Plum Village in your inbox

Created by the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, Plum Village Monastery, Parallax Press, and the Plum Village App team, The Raft is a special weekly series during the pandemic, assembled to nourish and inspire your individual and collective mindfulness practice. Why The Raft? The Buddha compared his teachings to a…

Songs / Breathing In, Breathing Out

This classic Plum Village song helps us to enjoy our breathing. When you breathe and visualize a flower, a dewdrop, a mountain, Mother Earth and their qualities like freshness, solidity, spaciousness, you also nourish those elements inside of you.

Pandemic Practice / Handling Fear and Discrimination

Brother Phap Huu explains why stopping can be hard and unexpected emotions can surface when we are forced to stay still. He offers insight into how we can respond to our fears as we navigate between lockdown and returning to everyday life. Also, he provides guidance on what to…

Songs / Being an Island Unto Myself

In Plum Village, we use practice songs to help us cultivate joy and remember to be mindful. This song helps us to remember that we can take refuge in ourselves by using our breathing to come back to a place of calm and stability.

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