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

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...

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...

Healing at the Wake Up Earth Retreat

I traveled to Plum Village as I wanted to spend the week having some time for reflection and to allow for some self-understanding and...

Letter to Thay on Diversity

By Anthuan Vuong Leading up to my Order of Interbeing ordination at the 2015 Wake Up Ambassador Retreat during the North American Tour at Deer...

Wake Up Ambassador

Have you been involved with the Wake Up movement in some form and you’d like to learn how to become even more active in...

The Monastics on French Television: Part II

On 31st May 2015, Louis Nagot from Wake Up Paris and Sister Su Nghiem were interviewed on French national television. They shared about the Five Mindfulness Trainings, the Beginning...

Weaving the Wake Up Web

For the past few years I have had the immense pleasure of serving as a Wake Up Coordinator. What exactly is a Wake Up Coordinator?...

The Monastics on French Television: Part I

On 24 May 2015, Brother Phap Luu and Sister Hai Nghiem were interviewed on French national television. They shared about the birth of the...

Meditating For the Benefit of Another

The bell rings. With legs in lotus posture, twenty young people are sitting on meditation cushions in a circle. A Buddha statue, half the size of...

Waking Up! May 2014 In Review

Here are many Wake Up events and retreats around the world that took place this month. AFRICA Following the success of the monastics' tour in Botswana and...

Waking Up! April 2014 In Review

Here are some Wake Up events and retreats around the world that took place this month. EUROPE Wake Up Paris organised a Meditation Flash Mob in front...

Wake Up Dreams

By Brother Phap Linh Every year they ask me to write something for the magazine Lá Thư Làng Mai, and every year I feel confused....

Waking Up! March 2014 In Review, In Photos

From emotional to inspirational, here are some of the Wake Up events around the world that took place this month. Wake Up Cork and Wake...

Wake Up Wanderings Additions

There is more Wake Up news from last year than can be contained in one simple newsletter, so we'd like to share a sampling...

The Seedling Project

by Members of the European Wake Up Sangha Thay believed that Buddhism had much to contribute to real social change. He said he would find...