Plum Village closed to guests

After a long summer of retreats for thousands of people, Plum Village monastics and lay residents will take a week to rest and refresh themselves. Plum Village reopens with our Autumn Retreat, starting Friday September 8th.

Vietnamese Day of Mindfulness

A Dharma Talk and other meditation practices led by the monks and nuns of Plum Village.The teaching will be given by a senior Dharma teacher in Vietnamese.

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.

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.

Happy Farm Experience Week

This special weeks will offer you a unique experience combining a weeks retreat in Lower Hamlet with our community and 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.

Pilgrimage Through India and Nepal with Monastics

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BUDDHA A pilgrimage though India and Nepal with Dharmacharya (Dharma Teacher) Shantum Seth and Monastics in the Plum Village tradition, from Blue Cliff Monastery, USA.  September 22 – October 5, 2018 (14 days) “With each step and breath the Buddha comes alive. Shantum’s knowledge, insight and humor brings joy to

2019 Retreat Program

Dear friends, We are happy to announce the program of our major retreats for 2019. 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 winter and spring, or for our larger international events in