Nhap Luu office contact numbers:

Business Hours: 0402924800 or 0478220919;     After Hours: 03 53492678  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Special Note: The Monastery will be closed from the 2nd to the 12th of September 2019. This is the Lazy Day period in the tradition of Plum Village.

Tu Viện không nhận Thiền Sinh: 02/9/2019 -12/9/2019)


“I have arrived. I am home”

These two lines are the essence of the practice taught by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is the practice of dwelling happily in the present moment. We are no longer grasping at the future, regretting the past or being swept away by our feelings of despair and anger. We have arrived at our true home, our true self, no longer seeking to be something else.

Who Can Practice With Us?
We welcome all people of all nationalities and all faiths and beliefs. We never ask anyone to abandon their traditions and practices. We are simply here to share our learning about the wonderful benefits of mindfulness meditation and the insights offered by our teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and Shakyamuni Buddha. Nobody needs become a Buddhist to participate with us.

Practice Times
You can join in the daily schedule of our Monastery and you can participate in retreats and days of mindfulness which are organised regularly throughout the year.


When Are We Open?

We open every day and you are welcome to join us for mindfulness practice.

We live by a daily Monastery schedule which begins with morning meditation at 5.00 am (6pm in Winter) and includes, silent meals, walking meditation, working meditation, and dharma sharing. 

On the first Sunday of each month, a ceremony for recitation of 14 Mindfulness Trainings is usually conducted.

On the third Sunday of each month, a ceremony for recitation of 5 Mindfulness Trainings is usually conducted.

Every other Sunday and Thursday, we hold our Day of Mindfulness to listen to either a live teaching by the Dharma teachers or listen to a teaching of Thay from Plum Village. The day starts around 9:00 am. Other activities include walking meditation, formal lunch together with the community, and a discussion of the practice in the afternoon.
Sometimes there might be other activities arranged for the afternoon. The day usually ends around 4-5 pm. Day guests are very welcome to attend. 

Lunch is provided for everyone, so please let us know if you plan to come. 

Staying Overnight at Nhap Luu  (Registration is mandatory)

Staying overnight at Nhap Luu is possible subject to availability. A contribution of $35 per night is requested, to help cover the basic costs of your overnight stay. 

If you wish to stay overnight, please download and complete this Registration_Form.doc

>>> The completed registration form can be emailed to  "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. " to confirm.

You will need to bring...

  • Your bedding.
    • There are a limited number of mattresses available and they are available to those who are coming by public transport. Please advise if you need one.
  • Torch
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sturdy shoes or boots
  • Waterproof coat/umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm clothes

Please note that all food will be provided.



Everyone who comes to practice is requested to observe the Five Mindfulness Trainings. No smoking, no drinking and no sexual practice are allowed on the grounds of the monastery. Please respect the community’s effort in this observance.