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Wake Up London has a podcast, hosted by Joe Holtaway.

In the Wake Up London podcast Joe talks with members of the Wake Up community about their lives and how Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings impact their daily life. We share music from artists within the community, and we read from Thay’s books. Thanks to all our Wake Up friends and Joe for making this podcast possible.

You can also listen to this podcast on all major streaming platforms by looking for ‘The Wake Up London Podcast’. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the podcast, we would love to hear from you at podcast@wakeuplondon.org

S01 E07 - Beginnings (Episode #7)

Welcome to Episode 7, Beginnings. This episode celebrates 12 years of Wake Up London; looking at the early days.

We have a long conversation with founder members Elina and Nick and short sharing with Katrina, Lucy, Ethan and Doran about their experiences of 12 years ago and seeing the community grow since then.

We have a community announcement about celebrating with us on Saturday night (29th October)

We also have a sharing from Kareem about spiritual friendship, monastics and Thich Nhat Hanh’s legacy and a reading from Lucy from one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s books about Community

Music this episode comes from Little Earth (aka Elina Pen) and Joe Reilly.

 

S01 E06 - Colours of Compassion (Episode #6)

Welcome to Episode 6, Colours of Compassion. This episode takes a journey with some voices from the BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Colour) Community in the UK Plum Village Sangha.

We have a long conversation with artist Melissa James talking about her life as a singer/songwriter and a singing facilitator with a passion for racial awareness and justice. We have a 3-way sharing between Anh, Renuka and Kareem about their experience of Colours of Compassion and also one from Rehena who also talks about founding Buddhist inter-traditional BIPOC centred space, Buddhists Across Traditions.

Music this episode comes from Melissa James and Ha Down who also brings us our reading this time on Thich Nhat’s Hanh’s mantras on love.

plumvillage.uk/practice-groups/find-a-group/colours-of-compassion/

buddhistsacrosstraditions.org

melissa-james.com

youtube.com/c/hadown11

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S01 E05 - Rainbow (Episode #5)

This episode looks at our Rainbow Sangha. The a long conversation is with Kesley, a therapist working with LGBTQAI+ refugees who also supports events management at Plum Village UK.

We have sharings from Upper Hamlet Happy Farm co-ordinator Mick and Rachel (of Episode 4 fame!) about their experiences with Rainbow Sangha. A community announcement this episode comes from Pia (she/her) and Lena(she/her) of Wake Up in Germany about a rainbow community project in Europe. There is music this episode from Rosanna Lea and Monica Max West (she/her) and Max reads from one of Thay’s Q and A sessions where he is asked for the buddhist view on homosexuality.

Presented by Joe Holtaway (he/him)

Links mentioned in the episode.

https://pinktherapy.org

https://rosannalea.bandcamp.com

http://monicamaxwest.com

https://gayisagift.blogspot.com/2010/05/zen-monk-thich-nhat-hanh-on-gay-is-gift.html

Contact Pia and Leah here : pia.schaefer@freenet.de

S01 E04 - Burnout (Episode #4)

This episode looks at Burnout. The a long conversation is with Rachel, who is currently living not far from Plum Village in France helping to run retreats at The Cedres Bleus Retreat Centre. Rachel shares about life as a rock star (!), a refugee advocate and a the experience of burnout that led to Plum Village.

We have sharings from Annabel and Charlotte about their burnout experiences. There is music from Wondrous Sound and Joe Holtaway (!) and Gabi reads from ‘I Vow Not To Burn Out’ an article by Mushim Patricia Ikeda published by Parallax Press

Links mentioned in the episode.

linktr.ee/wondrousound

parallax.org/vow/

The music in the programme can be found here linktr.ee/wondrousound and joeholtaway.com

S01 E03 - Retreats (Episode #3)

This episode looks at retreats, the long conversation is with Robbie, currently on a year’s stay in PV following the Rains Retreat and we also hear from Brother Dao Bi about this year’s Wake Up Humanity retreat.

We have sharings from Max, Twan and Rachel about their retreat experiences. There is music from Nimo and Betsy Rose and Vanessa reads from Thich Nhat Hanh’s book ‘Fear’.

<3 Anna and Sophia in Ukraine, we know you are listening and send you our love <3

Links mentioned in the episode.

https://plumvillage.org/retreats/info/international-wake-up-retreat-2022/

https://linktr.ee/wondrousound

The music in the programme can be found here http://peacesoundslabel.org

If you have any feedback or ideas for the podcast, please send us an e-mail at podcast@wakeuplondon.org

S01 E02 - Childhood Memories and the Situation in Ukraine Part 2 | Peace Poetry (Episode #2)

This episode looks at Burnout. The a long conversation is with Rachel, who is currently living not far from Plum Village in France helping to run retreats at The Cedres Bleus Retreat Centre. Rachel shares about life as a rock star (!), a refugee advocate and a the experience of burnout that led to Plum Village.

We have sharings from Annabel and Charlotte about their burnout experiences. There is music from Wondrous Sound and Joe Holtaway (!) and Gabi reads from ‘I Vow Not To Burn Out’ an article by Mushim Patricia Ikeda published by Parallax Press

Links mentioned in the episode.

linktr.ee/wondrousound

parallax.org/vow/

The music in the programme can be found here linktr.ee/wondrousound and joeholtaway.com

S01 E01 - Strong Emotions and the Situation in Ukraine Part 1 (Episode #1)

This episode looks at Burnout. The a long conversation is with Rachel, who is currently living not far from Plum Village in France helping to run retreats at The Cedres Bleus Retreat Centre. Rachel shares about life as a rock star (!), a refugee advocate and a the experience of burnout that led to Plum Village.

We have sharings from Annabel and Charlotte about their burnout experiences. There is music from Wondrous Sound and Joe Holtaway (!) and Gabi reads from ‘I Vow Not To Burn Out’ an article by Mushim Patricia Ikeda published by Parallax Press

Links mentioned in the episode.

linktr.ee/wondrousound

parallax.org/vow/

The music in the programme can be found here linktr.ee/wondrousound and joeholtaway.com

The Wake Up London Podcast (Pilot Episode)

This episode looks at Burnout. The a long conversation is with Rachel, who is currently living not far from Plum Village in France helping to run retreats at The Cedres Bleus Retreat Centre. Rachel shares about life as a rock star (!), a refugee advocate and a the experience of burnout that led to Plum Village.

We have sharings from Annabel and Charlotte about their burnout experiences. There is music from Wondrous Sound and Joe Holtaway (!) and Gabi reads from ‘I Vow Not To Burn Out’ an article by Mushim Patricia Ikeda published by Parallax Press

Links mentioned in the episode.

linktr.ee/wondrousound

parallax.org/vow/

The music in the programme can be found here linktr.ee/wondrousound and joeholtaway.com

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