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Rains Retreat

The 90-day Rains Retreat is an annual retreat whose origins date back to the time of the Buddha. It is a time for Buddhist monastics to deepen their studies, practice, healing, and transformation. In Plum Village, we also welcome lay friends to join us and participate in the 90-days of practice alongside the monastics. This creates a joyful, community experience, and a time for collective healing and transformation.

A Unique Experience

The Rains Retreat is a great chance to stay longer in Plum Village, with a full and stable program of practice. It’s an opportunity to get to know the Plum Village community and our way of life better, and it’s a good way to explore whether you may like to stay on longer in 2023. 

The Rains Retreat is a wonderful way to deepen your personal practice of mindfulness in the context of community. The emphasis is on practicing as a community as we live, practice, study, and serve.

More information will be added in due time.

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Registration will open on 28th May.

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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