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 firstname.lastname@example.org
In this short Christmas episode of The Wake Up London podcast, Joe reads us one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Christmas messages from 2012: Our True Home. The episode ends with Over The Mountain by Joe and friend, Syrian singer and Plum Village practitioner Christa Awad.
In this mini-episode we listen to 3 extracts from the new Peace Sounds 3 album released on Peace Sounds, a label project within Wake Up London in 2012.Peace Sounds 3 is a fundraising project for The Being Peace Practice Centre, a campaign to establish a permanent home for Plum Village retreats and courses in the UK.The album is launched on Sunday 15th of October with an evening of album playback, live performance and conversation. We will also hold a silence for all affected by the recent escalation of violence in the middle east and for all reported and unreported conflicts in our world.
You can watch back the evening here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fmx7c1c_pzk
You can purchase Peace Sounds 3 at: https://peacesounds.bandcamp.com
We hear this episode from Joshua K, Rising Appalachia and a collaboration between Manu Farenzena and (myself!) Joe Holtaway, https://musicofjoshuak.bandcamp.comhttps://www.risingappalachia.comhttp://joeholtaway.com
Welcome to Episode 12, International part 2: This is the second journey we take into the international Wake Up Community. We have a long conversation with Wake Up Jamie, Jennifer, Rosalia, Phoung, Gabriel and Hulf from Hong Kong and also Arlind, the current Wake Up Co ordinator, who comes by for a sharing. We have a guided meditation this episode from Wake Up London Facilitator Jack and our two music tracks; ‘Tender’ by Nayar and ‘How Sweet Sweet’ by Ha Down
https://wakeuplondon.org/podcast/ (donation)Wake Up Hong Kong: https://www.instagram.com/wake.up.hk/Wake Up International: https://wkup.org email submissions to Arlind@wkup.orgPeace Sounds 3 Online Launch Party: https://plumvillage.uk/event/peace-sounds-3/Nayar: https://soundcloud.com/nayarbandHa Down: https://www.instagram.com/ha.down11/
Welcome to Episode 11, Movement
This episode looks at movement. We have a long conversation with Wake Up London Hiking group founder Dave. Short sharings in this episode come from Jasmine and Serena, Wake Up friends who recently shared some time on the Camino pilgrimage route together in Spain and Tamsin shares about a group of Wake Up Londoners running the 10k in Battersea Park to raise money for The Being Peace Practice Centre.
We have a guided meditation this episode from Sibling Yon Ten who also shares about movement from the perspective of someone using a wheelchair and we two music tracks; Resilient by Rising Appalachia and Pebble Meditation by Charity and The Jam Band.
https://wakeuplondon.org/podcast/ (donation)For more on the Being PeaceMindful Hiking: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CxG0vGfHlid9YzZ2hAOPUSDonate for the Battersea 10k Being Peace Practice Centre Fundraiser: https://tinyurl.com/wakeuplondonfundraisingrunPractice Center” https://plumvillage.uk/beingpeace/Sibling Yon Ten: https://www.facebook.com/SiblingYonten
Welcome to Episode 10, Being Peace Part 2.
This episode looks ahead to the UK Plum Village Practice Centre Fundraising year – that begun with the Fundraiser Launch on March 26th
We have a long conversation with Sister Tam Muoi and Brother Thien Chi from Plum Village who are about to set off on a UK and Ireland tour to coincide with the fundraising.
Short sharings in this episode come from Lama Rod Owens, Christa Awad, Sister Chan Khong and Sister Chan Duc all from the Being Peace Fundraising evening.
2 community messages: Twan tells us about a Climate workshop for activists and talk given by Sister Chan Duc in London on Sunday May 12th and we also have a announcement about Metta Circle Sudan, a fundraising evening in support of those affected by escalating situation there on Sunday May 14th.
We have a guided meditation from Brother Phap Huu (and a well wish from Jo Confino and Phap Huu from The Plum Village, ‘The Way Out Is In’ Podcast) and music this episode from Betsy Rose and Christa Awad.
For more on the Being Peace Practice Centerhttps://plumvillage.uk/beingpeace/
Metta Circle Sudan:tinyurl.com/meditatesudan
Lama Rod Owens: lamarod.com
Music:betsyrosemusic.orgyoutube.com/@relaxsleeplullaby5117 (Christa Awad)
Being Peace Part 1 (Episode #9) | RSS.com
Welcome to Episode 9, Being Peace Part 1.
This episode looks ahead to the prospective UK Plum Village Practice Centre – beginning with the Fundraiser Launch on March 26th
We have a long conversation with Kasia from Wake Up London and Communications at Plum Village UK about her experience of arriving at Wake Up London, dance and mindfulness and her role at Plum Village UK – which at the moment is helping prepare for the Fundraiser.
Short sharings in this episode about Sangha come from 2 of our presenters for the launch: Rehena Harilall and Monica Max West, and Wake Upper Tom Manwell.
2 community messages: Stronger On Sundays (most recently Melissa James speaks to Lama Rod Owens) and a reminder of the Being Peace Practice Fundraiser Launch from Joan Halifax, Charles Eisenstein, Kaira Jewel Lingo, Lama Rod Owens and Krista Tippett.
Our reading comes from Joan Halifax also, in the shape of a guided meditations that Thich Nhat Hanh taught her.Music this episode comes from Martha Tilston and Melissa James
International (Episode #8) | RSS.com
Welcome to Episode 8, International. This episode celebrates the international Wake up Movement, by connecting to some of our international siblings.
We have a long conversation with Ana from Wake Up Madrid about her personal practice and meeting the sangha there and short sharings from Jamie and Holf (Wake Up Hong Kong) and Yoav (Wake Up Tel Aviv).
A community announcement this episode about The Being Peace project, ongoing this year to raise funds to start the ‘Being Peace’ UK practice centre.
Our reading comes from current Happy Farmer Max from Sweden, reading from Thich Nhat Hanh’s ‘Love Letter to the Earth.
Music this episode comes from Washington’s ‘Born I’ and Mexican trio ‘Mi Isla Interior’ (Island Within)
Beginnings (Episode #7) | RSS.com
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.
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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.
Rainbow (Episode #5) | RSS.com
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.
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Burnout (Episode #4) | RSS.com
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
The music in the programme can be found here linktr.ee/wondrousound and joeholtaway.com
Retreats (Episode #3) | RSS.com
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’.
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The music in the programme can be found here http://peacesoundslabel.org
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