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The Evening Chant

At Plum Village monasteries around the world, we recite this chant directly before our period of silent sitting medtiation in the evening. With posture upright and solid, We are seated at the foot of the Bodhi tree. Body, speech, and mind are one in stillness; There is no more...

Enjoy Being

Thich Nhat Hanh explains the art of sitting.

Mountain Spring Monastery

Cradled in the stunning Blue Mountains outside of Sydney, Australia, Mountain Spring Monastery the newest Plum Village monastic practice center, was founded in March 2020.

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Stream Entering Monastery

In 2010 five monastic disciples of Thich Nhat Hanh (1926 - 2022), together with the support of many lay sanghas in Australia, founded the community of Stream Entering Monastery - Tu viện Nhập Lưu - a nunnery at Beaufort, Victoria, Australia and held the first monastic Rains' Retreat there in May 2010. 

Thai Plum Village

Plum Village Thailand was founded in 2008, and in 2013 the monastic community moved to a stunning new campus on the edge of Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site about 240km northeast of Bangkok.

Magnolia Grove Monastery

Magnolia Grove Monastery is a both a residential monastery and Mindfulness Practice Meditation Center in the tradition of Plum Village, founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2005 in Batesville, Mississippi. Today, more than thirty monastics disciples of Thich Nhat Hanh are in residence.

Deer Park Monastery

This 400-acre sanctuary rests peacefully in the chaparral mountains of southern California, surrounded and protected by oaks and the natural landscape.

Blue Cliff Monastery

Nestled on 80 peaceful acres of woodland in the southern Catskill region about two hours northwest of New York City, Blue Cliff Monastery is home to a thriving community of over thirty monastic and lay practitioners who share the art of mindful living with thousands of adults and children every...

AIAB

The home of Plum Village in Hong Kong is the Lotus Pond Temple on spectacular Lantau Island, where over a dozen monks and nuns, all disciples of Thich Nhat Hanh, live, practice and lead retreats in the Plum Village tradition.

EIAB

The EIAB is the first Institute of Applied Buddhism founded by Thich Nhat Hanh, in 2008. The EIAB's large campus is situated on the edge of the small town of Waldbröl, Germany, about an hour from Cologne, amid rolling fields and magnificent pine forests.

Maison de l’Inspir

La Maison de l'Inspir' is a small monastery in the Plum Village tradition in Paris, France.

Healing Spring Monastery

Healing Spring Monastery (Monastère de la Source Guérissante), is a new Plum Village practice center that opened its doors in 2018. It is a charming rural refuge, located in Verdelot in the countryside east of Paris. The buildings were once a 19th Century convent.

Plum Village France

Plum Village, near Bordeaux in southwest France, is the largest international practice center in the Plum Village tradition, and the first residential community to be founded by Thich Nhat Hanh in the West.

Thay travels to Bangkok for health check-ups

1st December, 2019 Dear Beloved Community, We’re happy to announce that on Thursday 28th November, Thay traveled from Huế, Vietnam to Bangkok, Thailand for a full medical check-up in Bangkok. The trip and hospital visit went smoothly. Yesterday morning, Thay decided to travel on to visit our community at...

Deep Relaxation

For nearly 30 years Sister Chan Khong’s Deep Relaxation practice has been a highlight for thousands of people who have attended Order of Interbeing Buddhist retreats. With Deep Relaxation book and audio CD, the reader/listener will learn to meditate and relax body and mind at the deepest level, leading to a measurable...

Beginning Anew

In Beginning Anew, Sister Chân Không shares a concrete, four-part process that can help anyone clear up misunderstandings, communicate more honestly and openly with the people around them, and heal relationships. Thousands have been introduced to the beginning anew practice at the retreats led worldwide each year by Zen Master...

Learning True Love

Learning True Love is a moving personal memoir by Thich Nhat Hanh’s right hand-woman and oldest disciple Sr. Chan Khong. It is an introduction to the mindfulness teachings and life of Thich Nhat Hanh and his community in exile, an overview to the development of the European and American...

Each Breath A Smile

Inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, in Each Breath a Smile by Sister Susan, young children learn how to calm body and mind and enjoy the present moment.

The Ten Gates

The Ten Gates is an audio CD designed to help the listener through a twelve week course based on Brother Phap Hai’s book Nothing To It: Ten Ways To Be At Home With Yourself.

Nothing To It

In Nothing To It, Brother Phap Hai who is an Australian-born senior monk in the Plum Village Tradition, brings his characteristic warmth and humour to explore the many different gates to transformation offered by Buddhism. A gate is a teaching, practice, or way of looking at things. Each gate is...

Mindfulness as Medicine

Before she became a Buddhist nun in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Dang Nghiem was a doctor. She’d traveled far in her 43 years. Born during the Tet Offensive and part of the amnesty for Amerasian children of the late 1970s, Dang Nghiem arrived in this country...

Healing

This extraordinary autobiography by Sister Dang Nghiem takes the reader from the rice fields of Vietnam to the peaceful surrounding of Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in Plum Village where she took refuge. There she gained a deep understanding of the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness forged in the fire of...

True Virtue

In 1988, Sister Annabel Laity became the first Western person to be ordained as a monastic disciple in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Vietnamese Zen lineage. She was given the Dharma name Chan Duc, which means True Virtue. Thirty years later, Sister Annabel is a much-loved senior Dharma teacher in the...

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