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

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...

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...

The Growth of Happy Farm

Fresh red, yellow, and purple tomatoes, beautiful salad greens, and pumpkins are just some of the delicious vegetables delivered to residents and retreatants at...

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...

Forgiveness

By Jonathan Borella As students of the Dharma, we practice to grow our compassion. The Metta Sutta exhorts us to “let our boundless love pervade...

Witnessing a Birth

Reflections on Forming the Wake Up Collectivity of Ambassadors By Nhu-Mai Nguyen and Elli Weisbaum It all started during a Wake Up Order of Interbeing (OI) Skype...