Practising Mindfulness Together

We build mindful communities inspired by the teachings of ‘Father of Mindfulness’ Thich Nhat Hanh.

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The Community of Interbeing UK is a registered charity which promotes the practice of mindfulness and mindful living in the Plum Village tradition

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Get a grounding in mindfulness with our introductory courses and retreats

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Integrate mindfulness into your life with the help of a supportive community

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What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present and alive, body and mind united.

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Meditation is not to escape from society, but to see what is going on. Once there is seeing there must be acting. With Mindfulness we know what to do, and what not to do to help.

Thich Nhat Hanh

21 Jan 2021

By Vicki and Ruth

‘Rainbow Picnic. 12.30pm.’

This message had been added to the activities list on the board in the monastery at Plum Village, where Ruth and I were on retreat for the first time. We were intrigued, but what did it mean? Was it ‘rainbow’ as in LGBTQIA+ community or something else? And where were…

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