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Plum Village released a letter yesterday calling our international community of mindfulness practitioners to come together to engage in awakened action from Nov. 29 to Dec.11 during the Paris Climate Summit. Please read the letter here. “When we meditate together and walk mindfully together, we amplify the power of our mindfulness, concentration and compassion. This strong energy of […]

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On 29th October, Thich Nhat Hanh, together with fourteen other most senior Buddhist leaders including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, have issued a landmark international Buddhist Statement on Climate Change announced to world leaders. The statement calls upon these leaders to adopt an effective climate change agreement at the upcoming UN negotiations in Paris (COP21) […]

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Wake Up London is 5 this week  – we would love to read your treasured memories… please mail us at… info@wakeuplondon.org There will be a party after our Afternoon of Mindfulness on the 17th of October see our newsletters for more.

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In response to the news of the refugee struggle we would like to invite you to bring 1 or 2 items to Sangha next week that we will then transport to a pickup point on Sunday. Please see this notice for what is asked for. Due to carriage (Joe on his bike!) we are limiting this collection – […]

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Meditation flash mob for peace at the DSEI arms fair, ExCel Centre as part of the Stop the Arms Fair week of action. Saturday 12th September 11:30am. All welcome. The DSEI arms fair in London is connected to torture, war and repression around the world. It is one of the world’s biggest arms fair, where […]

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  Join us as we bring our next Summer of Love event to Oxford Street on Friday 21st August. We will meet at 7pm in Cavendish Square Gardens. From there after a short introduction we’ll walk peacefully and quietly together down Oxford Street toward Soho Gardens – the walk will take around 30-40 minutes. All […]

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We are very happy to have won The Spiritual Community Initiative Award 2015 at the Kindred Spirit Awards ceremony during the MindBodySpirit London Wellbeing Festival 2015 on Saturday 2nd May. Thank you Kindred Spirit Magazine for shortlisting us, thank you to all our friends who voted for us, and thank you to all beings in […]

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Enjoy listening to this wonderful new radio documentary (53 min.) on Thay’s life and legacy, broadcast in Australia last week. The program features Thay’s own voice, and interviews with many of his students around the world, including Wake Up London member Joe Holtaway. Listen or download

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We’re happy to announce that there will be a retreat for young mindfulness practitioners from 17-24 April in Plum Village, France. If you are aged 18-35(ish), are based in (or come from) the UK or Ireland, and would like to enjoy a week in Plum Village together experiencing the mindfulness practices of Zen master Thich […]

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We are delighted to be supporting these upcoming 5 week courses in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh starting in March. These courses will take place in Central London and are facilitated by an experienced teacher and former Buddhist monk, Michael Schwammberger. Please find details below or go to this website.

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