Retreats

Feb 2018

DateEvent
Feb 12, 2018 until
Aug 17, 2018

Language:


2018 Retreat Program
We are happy to announce the program of our major retreats for 2018. We hope that many of you from around the world will be able to join our thriving community to experience the art of mindful living, either for quieter stays in the spring and autumn, or for our larger international events in the summer months.

Jul 2018

DateEvent
Jul 06, 2018 until
Aug 03, 2018

Language:
English / French / Vietnamese

2018 Summer Opening Retreat
The Summer Retreat is Plum Village's largest and most festive retreat. It is a time to be nourished by deep yet accessible teachings, the peace and splendour of the summer countryside and the joy of community. We welcome families, couples and individuals of all ages, and all nationalities, to join us for stays of 1 to 4 weeks during this joyful and colourful time of living mindfully together. Plum Village monks and nuns will offer special programs for children, teens and young adults. It is a wonderful retreat for those new to mindfulness practice in the Plum Village tradition, as well as for anyone interested in mindful community life.

Aug 2018

DateEvent
Aug 10, 2018 until
Aug 17, 2018

Language:


Wake Up Earth 2018
How can we respond to the recent surge in intolerance, hatred, and isolationism in the world with brotherhood and sisterhood, our feet rooted firmly in the Earth and our minds free from judgment and anger? Young people (18-35 year olds) from around Europe and the world are warmly invited to gather in Plum Village for a joyful and transformative week, from the 10th to the 17th of August 2018, to explore our connection to the [...]

Sep 2018

DateEvent
Sep 10, 2018 until
Dec 14, 2018

Language:
Vietnamese / English (with French Translation)

Rains Retreat 2018: 90 day retreat
You're warmly invited to join us this Autumn for our Annual Three-Months Monastic Retreat. This Rains Retreat at Plum Village is a time for us to come to come back to ourselves, to practice looking deeply, and to strengthen our spiritual roots. It's an opportunity for lay practitioners to offer their practice and helping hands to support the retreat. With shorter days and cooler nights, the autumn is a cosy time of living, practising and working together as a community.
Sep 21, 2018 until
Dec 07, 2018

Language:
Vietnamese / English (with French Translation)

Rains Retreat 2018: shorter visits
You're warmly invited to join us this Autumn for stays of one week (Upper Hamlet and New Hamlet only), two weeks or more during our annual Three-Months Retreat. This Rains Retreat at Plum Village is a time for us to come to come back to ourselves, to practice looking deeply, and to strengthen our spiritual roots. With shorter days and cooler nights, the autumn is a cosy time of living, practising and working together as a community.