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Plum village is Thich Nhat Hanh’s monastery in southern France. This website provides information about Plum Village and Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings. Check the website for retreats and other events.


The Compassionate Dharma Cloud Monastery philosophy is based on the teachings of the Buddha.

The monastery, under the guidance of Abbot Tinh Man, "cultivates many Vietnamese Buddhist traditions including Engaged Buddhism (the Buddhism practiced in society) and Pureland, Zen, and meditation which are practiced mostly in the monastic setting.

Programs at the monastery are for practitioners of all levels and cultural backgrounds.


Blue Cliff Monastery is located in the Hudson Valley of New York and was established in 2007. Blue Cliff welcomes anyone who wishes to learn and cultivate the art and practices of engaged Buddhism through mindful living.


Deer Park Monastery is a community in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village Practice Center. This 400-acre sanctuary is located in the chaparral mountains of southern California. It was established in July 2000. It is a safe and serene refuge for many practitioners to come and learn the art of mindful living and practicing with a community, or Sangha.

We are guided by the teachings of Thây on mindfulness and peace-making. We learn to live together as a community and to take refuge in the wisdom of the Sangha.


The Mindfulness Bell is a journal of the art of mindful living. To be mindful means to dwell deeply in the present moment,to be aware of what is going on within and around us.
Practicing mindfulness cultivates understanding, love, compassion, and joy.


This site lists national and international retreats led of Order of Interbeing Dharma teachers ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh.


Founded in 1986, following a suggestion by Vietnamese Zen teacher and poet Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press is the publishing division of Unified Buddhist Church, Inc., dedicated to publishing books on socially engaged Buddhism.