Thanks to your donations, young Jewish and Palestinians were able to travel to Plum Village for their own Wake Up retreat this month, so they can bring peace back home. Thanks to Jo from Wake Up London for capturing this joyful moment of their singing in Lower Hamlet!
Haga clic aquí para leer en español On a sunny summer afternoon at Blue Cliff Monastery in New York, our Wake Up Correspondent there sat down with Nhu-Mai Nguyen, musician, meditator, massage therapist and co-founder of Wake Up Austin, to talk about life. How did you first hear about Wake Up? My very first ever encounter […]
Haga clic aquí para leer en español This article, written by Denise Nguyen to help promote the Viet Wake Up event in Southern California this past Spring 2014, was aimed at Vietnamese young adults who may have been turned off by Buddhism because of how they’ve learned or didn’t learn about its deep teachings from […]
Enjoy following the tour of seven monastic brothers and sisters introducing Plum Village practices for the first time to thousands of people in Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Nicaragua and Mexico, with a special focus on young people and educators. This Dharma-blog presents reports of each event, with pictures and comments from the monastics. vivirdespiertos2014.blogspot.com
For this month’s Sangha of the month, we travel across the ocean and get to know one of the Wake Up Sanghas in Australia, Wake Up Sydney! Happy reading
Enjoy listening to the Six Mantras Remix from the Children’s Program Skit during this past summer retreat at the Blue Cliff Monastery! The original version of this song is sung by Sister Jewel.
Haga clic aquí para leer en español By Wake Up London facilitator, Jess Stein. Earlier this year HIV charity Positively UK approached Wake Up London and asked us to facilitate some introductory mindfulness sessions at their London offices. Positively UK is a positive organisation in every sense of the word. Its aim is to provide […]
by Jonathan Borella Haga clic aquí para leer en español In one hand, I hold life’s suffering. The other holds its joy. Joined together a lotus blossoms from the heart And the way of aspiration is revealed. Aspiration is the beginning of every practitioner’s journey. In the Buddha’s teaching aspiration is called Bodhicitta – […]
Haga clic aquí para leer en español Plum Village monks and nuns hosted a Day of Mindfulness in Vietnamese at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on the 5th of April 2014. Almost 60 students of different ages participated. This is the account of the event by the American-Vietnamese newspaper Nguoi Viet. There were about […]
Haga clic aquí para leer en español The members of last month’s Sangha of the Month, Wake Up Singapore, share about their practice and how their Sangha changes their life… Rofan: My extended family is very big on eating. Every Saturday, we will go and have a long and expensive meal where we try out the cuisines from Australia, […]