Young Buddhists and Non-Buddhists for a Healthy & Compassionate Society

Moving Between Sanghas

Interview with Barry Getting involved with Wake Up Netherlands I had been practicing with the all-ages Sangha in The Hague for a number of years before...

Wake Up Your Artist

by Joe Holtaway About a year ago, I was headed to the European Institute of Applied Buddhism (EIAB) for my first time to help out...

Wake Up Munich

As Sangha of the Month this month, we travel to Germany and get to know Wake Up Munich. Discover how they practice together and...

Happy Farm in Lower Hamlet

The Happy Farm Lower Hamlet is a small organic vegetable farm located on one of the monastic sisters' ground in Plum Village. It brings...

Wake Up Hamburg

As Sangha of the month for this month, we get to know our German friends from Wake Up Hamburg, how they got started, and their...

Sailing to the Other Shore

Memories of a Winter Retreat I chose the shape of a mandala with three circles to give you a structure of my story. The frame...

The Five Awarenesses

Inspired by their practice with the Third Mindfulness Training, Barry and Aurelia from Wake Up Freiburg, Germany, share their aspiration on true love, openness...

Wake Up Graz

This month, we get to know Wake Up Graz from Austria, how they practice mindfulness together, and what makes them special! Happy reading :)

Connecting with Young, Spiritual People

by Esteban Ruseler I have a good friend and Dharma bro who went to Plum Village and told me, “Wow it was amazing. You’ll love...
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Happiness is Here and Now

By Thomas from Wake Up Berlin Enjoy a slideshow with photos of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, accompanied by the song Happiness is Here and...
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The Buddha Path

By Thomas from Wake Up Berlin The photographs have been taken during the pilgrimage "In the footsteps of Buddha" in India and Nepal. It was guided by...

A Letter to Thay

Our sharing about the Wake Up Music Retreat in April in a letter to Thay: Plum Village, 7.6.2014 Dear Thay, Yesterday at the Dharma talk you said...

Permaculture in the Heart

Wake Up Permaculture retreat in Plum Village "We give thanks to the earth, for the food she brings" – twenty young voices sing as they...

Wake Up Interview with Anna Posch, a 21 year-old student from Austria

Question: Why do you practice the Plum Village tradition and not other traditions, since there are so many options? Answer: I practice Tian Gong Qi...

Wake Up on German radio WDR5

On August 26th 2012, Wake Up was featured in a German radio program on WDR 5 You can listen to it here (5 minutes): Wkup German...