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“The Art of Living” announced Nautilus Book Award winner

Thay’s book “The Art of Living” (2017) has been awarded the Nautilus Award (Gold) for best book in the category “Religion / Spirituality of Eastern Thought”. Nautilus Book Award is honored to share some of the wisdom, love, hope, and creativity that flow from the recent Award-Winning books. Each...

The Earth Holders

Meet A Plum Village community helping to transform and heal our societies and the Earth and learn about a retreat they held in New Mexico.

European Wake Up Ambassadors Week

We’re planting seeds of new communities It’s time to wake up! It’s time to wake up together! The European Wake Up Ambassadors had a retreat in Upper Hamlet, May 11-18th 2018. The organizing team, which consisted of monastics and several Wake Up Ambassadors, had an online meeting before the retreat started...

A Love Letter from Young Novices

We are novice brothers and sisters from France, Germany, Italy, the U.S., Vietnam, the Netherlands and other countries who live in Plum Village, France. We have grown up in Buddhist, Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and other traditions, and now we have found our new spiritual home in the beautiful international...

Spreading the Dharma in Europe, The USA, and Asia

After our annual 3-month Winter Retreat, Plum Village monks and nuns have an opportunity to spread the Dharma around the world. This year, we will have Winter Retreat earlier than usual, starting on September 14th . The monastics are heading out to lead retreats and mindfulness events in Europe,...

Happy Farmers report on their crop of joyful giving

Happy farmers share about their crops from the large organic vegetable harvest to the joy and happiness gained from living and practising in harmony with each other as well as with Mother Earth. They share about how they are able to realize and share with others about the practices...

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