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

The Value of Visiting Other Communities

Interview with Nhu-Mai Nguyen How did the Wake Up USA Southwest Tour manifest? It was led mainly by Brian Kimmel who is residing in Boulder, Colorado....

Wake Up Berlin

As Sangha of the Month for this month, friends from Wake Up Berlin share about how they got started, how they practice together, and their joys...

How the Viet Wake Up Retreat Helped to Reconnect With My Roots

By Thien Kim Truong During a trip to visit to one of Thay's monasteries, Magnolia Grove Monastery in Mississippi, I became really good friends with...

Clap, Tap, Hum, Breathe

Mindful Songwriting with Children By Joe Reilly Where do songs and music come from? I ask this question to the many groups of children with whom...

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...

Practicing with Donald Trump

by Jonathan Borella I shouldn’t have stayed up to watch the election at Deer Park Monastery. It was my intention not to. Even when a...

Cherry Blossom Sangha

To start off 2017, we get to know Cherry Blossom Sangha from Seattle, Washington, in the United States. Find out what Wake Up means...

Spending a Year in Plum Village

Christine from Wake Up Chicago chats with Nigel Armstrong, a concert violinist, about the year he spent as a Happy Farmer in Upper Hamlet...

Community of Young People in Hong Kong

Plum Village Hong Kong (PVHK) is a mindfulness community practice centre established by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village Monastic Sangha....

Wake Up Little Saigon

This month as Sangha of the Month, Wake Up Little Saigon from Orange County, California, USA share about all the activities they do together...

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...

Inspiration, Appreciation and Nourishment

by Michiel de Koning A "Bedtime" Story Plum Village, March 2015 – Waking up at two o'clock at night. Why is my alarm beeping? Putting on...

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...

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...