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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Love and Dream for the Community

By Monastic Brother Phap Man As a monk, the most important thing I’ve learned about relationships is to not be afraid to be wounded by...

The Sangha Boat

An Interview with Brother Chan Phap Ho Brother Chan Phap Ho was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. At the age of twenty-nine, he left...

Journey to Discovering True Love

By Monastic Brother Phap Man My journey has a lot to do with love. When I was 10 years old, my parents were divorced. It...

Insights I Gained From Traveling In Cambodia

by Monastic Sister Sinh Nghiem Before I ordained, I loved to travel, as many young people like to do nowadays after they finish high school...

Celebrating Infinite Gifts of Earth

Maison de l’Inspir interviewed Monastic Sister Hai Nghiem (Sister Harmony) after she received the lamp transmission during the Great Ordination Ceremony last month in Plum...