“If we do not know how to take care of ourselves and to love ourselves, we cannot take care of the people we love. Loving oneself is the foundation for loving another person.”

Your True Home: The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh

“We who have touched war have a duty to bring the truth about war to those who have not had a direct experience of it. We are the light at the tip of the candle. It is really hot, but it has the power of shining and illuminating. If we practice mindfulness, we will know how to look deeply into the nature of war and, with our insight, wake people up so that together we can avoid repeating the same horrors again and again.”

TNH, Love in Action: Writings on Nonviolent Social Change

“Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice… No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take or each breath in and breath out.”

 TNH, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

“Without fear, we are able to see more clearly our connections to others. Without fear, we have more room for understanding and compassion. Without fear, we are truly free.”


TNH, Fear Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

Events and Updates

Closing the Monastery for a second time

Dear Respected Thay! Dear Sanghas! Since Monday, June 29th, 2020 we are sad to in! form you that we will be closing the monastery again due to the increasing COVID19 cases in Victoria.As we all…

Chuyến thăm Nhập Lưu của một bạn trẻ

Thời gian còn lại của tôi ở Melbourne cũng đã gần hết. Và trước khi quay trở về lại Indonesia, tôi nghĩ, tôi phải đến thăm Làng Mai tại Úc, hay còn được biết với…

The article from Hendy
The article from Hendy

My time in Melbourne has almost come to an end and I thought before I go back for good, I have to visit Plum Village Australia, or Nhap Luu Monastery. As usual, the night before…

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

Part of The mind, explained Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence. With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for…