Day of Mindfulness with Wake Up Bangkok

By Pusanisa K. Haga clic aquí para leer en español   It was a cherished moment to meet with Wake Up friends in July. We enjoyed sitting meditation together, singing Plum Village songs. In the late afternoon we had a walking meditation along the beautiful park with the guidance from a monastic. When the session […]

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Feeling Joy in Plum Village

Clicca qui per leggere in italiano Haga clic aquí para leer en español   During the week of the Ordination Ceremony that took place in the last week of May 2014, Marianna, a practitioner from Wake Up Rome, visited Upper Hamlet. During that time, we shared a lot of things, ideas, and enthusiasm! So we […]


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Being Ourselves is the Greatest Gift We Can Offer

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 […]


This is Not Your Parents’ Buddhism

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 […]

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Wake Up tour in Latin America with monastics

Vivir Despiertos 2014: A Mindfulness Tour in Latin America

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


Wake Up Sydney

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

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Blue Cliff Monastery with Children

Six Mantras Remix

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.


Introducing Mindfulness at a HIV Charity 1

By Wake Up London facilitator, Jess Stein. Haga clic aquí para leer en español 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 […]

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The Way of Aspiration 1

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 – […]