Annual Family Friendly Retreat – Stourbridge – 24th/29th August 2017

Family friendly retreat Date: August 24th-29th 2017 Venue :  Stourbridge, England. The retreat will be led by a team of monastics trained personally by Thich Nhat Hanh who will travel to be with us from Plum Village in France.  It is suitable for newcomers as well as more experienced people and will include a children’s […]

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Sangha Walk – Marlborough – Sunday 16th October 2016

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Dear Sangha, At the core group meeting this quarter we discussed creating more opportunities for us to get together as a Sangha outside of the Thursday meeting.  One idea we came up with was meeting for a short walk every 6 weeks or so.   Savernake seems a great spot for this as it is very […]

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An Update on Thay’s Health

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A Christmas message from Plum Village, Thich Nhat Hanh’s community

During the holiday season, please take some time off to take care of yourself, your loved ones, and friends. Find time to be with nature, to enjoy the stars, and the white clouds and to truly come home and be at home within ourselves, as Thay always encourages us to do. You may like to […]

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An Update on Thay’s Health

An Update on Thay’s Health: 30th November Official Announcement Plum Village November 30, 2014 To all Plum Village Practice Centers, To all Practice Centers and Sanghas World Wide, To our Dear Beloved Friends, As the Winter Retreat continues to unfold in all our practice centers in Europe and America, Thay’s condition in the hospital remains […]

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Biocentrism and Buddhist Teaching on Reality and Consciousness

Are you interested in the science behind Buddhist teachings on reality and consciousness? You may be interested in reading more about Biocentrism – a “theory of everything” by Robert Lanza MD if you are. Robert Lanza is an American medical doctor, scientist, Chief Scientific Officer of Advanced Cell Technology and Adjunct Professor at the Institute […]

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Meditation

There are thousands upon thousands of students who have practised meditation and obtained its fruits. Do not doubt its possibilities because of the simplicity of the method. If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? Dogen, Founder of Soto Zen (1200 – 1253) Our perceptions are conditioned by […]

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A Teacher Looking for his Disciple

A Teacher Looking For His Disciple I have been looking for you, my child, Since the time when rivers and mountains still lay in obscurity. I was looking for you when you were still in a deep sleep Although the conch had many times echoed in the ten directions. Without leaving our ancient mountain I […]

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Changing Negative Habit Energies

I was interested to discover that psychologists and scientists are now studying our ability to change our habit energies through compassion and loving kindness – scientifically they talk about neuro pathways and neuroplasticity.   Follow this link to access an informative set of video interviews by Rick Hanson if you want to find out more…. […]

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Google Seeks Out Wisdom of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

Why on earth are many of the world’s most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk? Link to article by Jo Confino of The Guardian  

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