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

Detachment, Non-Caring and When Thay Passes Away

What’s the Difference Between Detachment and Non-Caring? Brother Ngo Khong: I’ve been confronted by detachment and non-caring in my life. Often I’ve been told I...

Standing on the Brink: Which Direction Do We Choose?

by Monastic Brother Dai Luong The following sharing is a follow up to Brother Dai Luong’s Wake Up to Humanity’s Greatest Challenge. “Unless the monk knows...

Thay on Romantic and True Love

The Buddha is a teacher of true love, love for Mother Earth. It should be true love and if it is true love, it...

The Summer Within Me

By Monastic Sister Trang Moi Len (True Newly Rising Moon) Monastic Sister True Newly Rising Moon, an Indonesian monastic sister, was ordained in 2010 with...

How to Practice When Your Partner Is Not Interested in Mindfulness

Question: How can I practice when my partner is not interested in the practice? Thay’s Answer: When you are lovable, when you are fresh, when...

Romance in the Sangha

By Monastic Sister Hien Nghiem (Sister True Dedication) The deep friendship of brotherhood and sisterhood in the Sangha is one of the greatest gifts of...

Waking Up to Humanity’s Greatest Challenge

by Monastic Brother Dai Luong From an early age I was, as so many of us are, captured by the question of how to make...

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Message to the Youth

Excerpts from one of Thay's earliest books “Nói với tuổi hai mươi” (published in the 1960s), compiled and translated by Monastic Brother Phap The...

Having a Relationship with Yourself

In this Part 2 of a 2-part monthly series, Karim from Wake Up London interviews Brother Dao Kien from Upper Hamlet, Plum Village, about...

Prayer

By Monastic Sister Hai An (Sister Ocean) fill yourself with gratitude and awe (god) until you overflow then keep going become a waterfall gushing and perfectly still so that it's clear that everything you have has been...

How I Discovered Wake Up and Chose the Monastic Path

In this Part I of a 2-part monthly series, Karim Manji from Wake Up London interviews Brother Dao Kien from Upper Hamlet, Plum Village,...

The Eyes

by Monastic Brother Pháp Khả With a pair of eyes, one is assured of a life-long appointment with the blue sky and white cloud. Where I...

Life as a Novice Monk in Plum Village

Last month, Brother Dao Tue shared about his path to become a monastic. In this part, he shares about life in the monastic residence and how it...

Practicing in Plum Village

On December 1, 2015, the Ordination Ceremony of the Redwood Family occurred in Plum Village; ten people were ordained in France and nine others...

Discovering Plum Village and Becoming a Monk

Interviewed in June 2016 in Plum Village EP: Ethan Pollock (interviewer) DT: Brother Dao Tue (monastic) EP: It’s a beautiful summer day. Brother Dao Tue and I...