On Stillness and Mindful Activism

Plum Village wishes everyone a happy 2020! To start the year off on a mindful and active note, we invite you to watch this interview of Sr Chan Duc speaking on mindful activism and the importance of cultivating stillness in the face of climate change.

Wake Up Tour – Indonesia

You are kindly invited to nourish your inner beauty by joining our Wake Up Indonesia Retreat. The retreat will be conducted March 12-15, 2020 at Athalia Resort, Bogor. For more information on the retreat and to register please see https://wkup.org/single-event/wake-up-indonesia-retreat/

Wake Up Tour – Malaysia

Plum Village monastics will be attending the Wake Up Tour Asia and will host a retreat in Malaysia with The Plum Village Foundation Malaysia(TPVFM) & Young Buddhist Association Malaysia(YBAM). The retreat will be about how to apply meditation in our daily routines and in work, with a “For A...

Wake Up Hong Kong Retreat

For ages 18-35. More information will be added as available. For more information please email the Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism at aiab@pvfhk.org

Pratique de la méditation à chaque instant

Parmi les nombreux ouvrages écrits par Thich Nhat Hanh, voici probablement celui qui représente le mieux le bouddhisme appliqué. Véritable petit guide de méditation, il est à la fois profond, facile à lire et simple à mettre en pratique. Il prouve que la pratique spirituelle est possible pour chacun...

Le miracle de la pleine Conscience

La Pleine Conscience est le miracle grâce auquel nous pouvons vivre pleinement chaque instant de la vie, que ce soit en mangeant une mandarine, en jouant avec des enfants ou en faisant la vaisselle.

Simple Veggie Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Vegan recipe by Marge Wurgel, member of the Plant-Powered Earth Holder Sangha. Makes 4 servings. Prep. time: 15 minutes.Cooking time: 8 minutes. As a spiritual family and a human family, we can all help avert climate change with the practice of mindful eating. Going vegetarian may be the most effective...

Join us in sowing seeds of Collective Awakening

As 2013 drew to a close, in the meditation hall of the Upper Hamlet of Plum Village, Thay offered a Dharma talk entitled “Can the New Year be a Real New Year.”  He began that talk by posing a question for each of us to ask ourselves: “Have I...

The ordination of the Gingko Family

The five women and six men, from France, The Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Finland, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Taiwan, together with their relatives, friends, and the whole fourfold community, crowded into the meditation hall of the Upper Hamlet, on October 17, 2019 to celebrate a wonderful day as they embark on...

Plum Village in the Middle East

Plum Village is dedicated to creating an environment in which healing, understanding, happiness, and peace can blossom and grow. The brothers and sisters of Plum Village have a particular interest in listening to the people of the Middle East and sharing mindful practices with them. As part of this...

Rains retreat : 4 participants share their experiences

The tradition of an annual 90-day retreat  dates back to the Buddha’s time. Then, monks and nuns spent most of the year traveling from village to village  to teach the Dharma. During the rainy season, travelling was difficult, and they would assemble as a community to study and practice...

Mountain Mindfulness Ski Retreat – Andorra

Join the monks and nuns of Plum Village on a ski retreat in the mountains of Andorra. We will enjoy cultivating awareness of body and mind while sitting, hiking and skiing in the mountain wilderness.

Spring Retreat

The Spring Retreat is a wonderful opportunity to practice renewal and transformation with our residential community of over 200 monks, nuns and lay practitioners.

Happy Farm Experience Week

A unique experience combining a week's retreat in Plum Village with a special hands-on experience of helping us on our organic farm. The Happy Farm is a project of organic agriculture within our mindfulness practice community.

Un Prof Heureux peut changer le monde

Comment transmettre la pleine Conscience et aider la génération de demain à rendre la société plus aimante. Ce guide fournit aux enseignants, aux éducateurs et aux parents des exercices de méditation, des conseils et des propositions d’activités afin de pratiquer la pleine conscience et de l’appliquer auprès des enfants...

La colère

  Des solutions méditatives pour embrasser la colère sans la refouler. La colère est inhérente à notre nature. Ses conséquences sont pourtant destructrices aussi bien pour nous que pour nos proches. Mais il existe des solutions pour la dominer. Thich Nhat Hanh vous prodigue ses précieux conseils pour retrouver...

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...