Dear friends, We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4 of the Plum Village App. The highlight of this update is the Search feature, but – as usual – we have also fixed bugs and made small refinements. Introducing Search The Plum Village meditations, talks, songs, and other resources are arranged into tabs […]
The Bell of Mindfulness feature in the Plum Village App offers a regular reminder to connect to our body and to the present moment. To learn more about its purpose, and how to use it, see our blog post ‘How (and why) to use the Mindfulness Bell on the Plum Village App’. We have been […]
We caught up with Plum Village App user and long-time community-builder Annie Mahon and spoke about mindfulness practice in challenging times, her daily rituals, and what mindfulness groups are like on Zoom! We’re living through a time of many challenges; how do the Plum Village teachings help you to respond? I turn back to Thay’s […]
In 2020, we have heard many tragic stories of lives lost seeking refuge. Sadly, this means that Thich Nhat Hanh and his colleagues’ experiences of helping refugees in 1978 are still incredibly relevant. Thich Nhat Hanh is known as a pioneer of Engaged Buddhism, where mindfulness is the basis for offering practical help to the […]
Brother Pháp Lai is one of the senior monastics in the Plum Village tradition. He has been actively involved in bringing Plum Village mindfulness practices into education through the Wake Up Schools initiative, and most recently through guided meditations in the Plum Village app. Mindfulness is an energy that connects us to the miracle of […]
Founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the Plum Village tradition has deep Buddhist roots. Thich Nhat Hanh has been deeply committed to developing a Buddhist practice that responds appropriately to the needs of society. Having been dubbed “The Father of Mindfulness” he has created a set of teachings and practices that are profound yet accessible.