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Taking Refuge 

in Your Body

Hosted by Cyndi Lee

Imagine a World with More Love
…It Begins with You.

Taking Refuge 

in Your Body

Hosted by Cyndi Lee

This first-of-its-kind online summit offers you a unique experience of the simple yet profound teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh from those who have trained directly with him to embody the insight and kindness of his lifelong message of peace.

By purchasing the resource package, you can bring a glimpse of the Plum Village world to your home and revisit the full collection of video recordings, guided practices, and reflections again and again.

Dr. Peggy Rowe Ward

Dharma teacher and co-author of Making Friends with Time and Love's Garden

Brother Phap Dung

Senior monastic Dharma teacher

Shantum Seth

Dharma teacher, educator, Buddhist pilgrimage leader

Anh-Huong Nguyen

Dharma teacher, co-author (with Thich Nhat Hanh) of Walking Meditation, and co-founder of the Mindfulness Practice Center of Fairfax

Brother Phap Hai

Senior monastic Dharma teacher and author of Nothing To It: Ten Ways to Be at Home with Yourself

Sister Annabel (Sister Chan Duc)

Senior monastic Dharma teacher and author of True Virtue: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun

Brother Phap Luu

Senior monastic Dharma teacher and mindful wilderness immersion guide and advocate

Dr. Larry Ward

Dharma teacher, Buddhist scholar, director of the Lotus Institute and co-author of Love's Garden

SYLVIA BOORSTEIN

SENSEI KOSHIN PALEY ELLISON

TRUDY GOODMAN

SENSEI ROBERT CHODO CAMPBELL

GAYLON FERGUSON

JOSH KORDA

VALERIE (VIMALASARA) MASON-JOHN

ETHAN NICHTERN

COLIN BEAVAN

Sister Dang Nghiem

Senior monastic Dharma teacher and author of Healing: A Woman’s Journey from Doctor to Nun and Mindfulness as Medicine

Discover the beauty and brilliance of Thich Nhat Hahn’s wisdom with those who know him best, as  9 incredible teachers from his lineage offer intimate insights into his most powerful teachings. Presenters include:

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

You can view the summit for free from November 8–10. 

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Full transcripts of all summit sessions

Get Lifetime Access to All the Embrace Change Summit Sessions + Bonuses

Lifetime access to 10+ hours of teachings

Downloadable audio collection of 14 guided meditations

Full transcripts of all summit sessions

PLUS, Get Three Valuable Bonus Gifts

How do I access the Summit sessions?

Once you register, we’ll send you a reminder email with a link to access the sessions each day. The summit will broadcast daily at 6:00 am PT | 9:00 am ET. The sessions for each day will be available 24 hours.

Can I re-watch the presentations?

When you upgrade to purchase the Resource Package you get lifetime access to all the sessions, guided meditations, plus special event bonuses. You can pre-order the Resource Package at any time. Learn more below.



Explore your power to transform suffering into wisdom and discover true happiness.

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The Event Resource Package gives you lifetime access to the full collection of deep and enriching guidance from Thich Nhat Hanh and senior teachers in the Plum Village tradition.

This first-of-its-kind online summit offers you a unique experience of the simple yet profound teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh—in his own words, and from teachers who have trained deeply in his tradition to embody the insight and kindness of his lifelong message of peace.

By purchasing the resource package, you can bring a glimpse of the Plum Village world to your home and revisit the full collection of video recordings, guided practices, and reflections again and again.

Get Lifetime Access to All the Recordings and Guided Practices from In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh

Cultivate the seeds of wisdom and compassion for your life, and for the world.

Cultivate mindfulness, compassion, and peace with guidance from nine senior teachers in his Plum Village tradition.

|    Lion’s Roar & Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation present  |

Experience the simple, profound, and heart-opening teachings from the Plum Village tradition

Learn how to take care of your own mind, using simple techniques that anyone can do

Harness the power of mindfulness meditation and learn to live in the moment

Find positive ways to engage with suffering, transforming your pain into understanding and compassion

Discover the real meaning of happiness and develop true peace in yourself and for the world

See how Buddhist wisdom applies to the great problems of our times – from the climate crisis to social injustice

“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

This one-of-a-kind online summit also features contributions from Buddhist leaders, mindfulness experts, thinkers and social activist, including: 


    • Tami Simon of Sounds True    •  musician Alex Cline
      •  Melvin McLeod • Bell hooks   •  Roshi Joan Halifax

DAY 1

Building a Foundation of Mindfulness

Brother Phap Hai

TALK:  The Miracle of Mindfulness 

+ GUIDED MEDITATION:  Basic mindfulness of breathing 


Shantum Seth

TALK:  Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha: Walking Meditation 

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: Body Scan / Appreciating the Body

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Shifting Meditative Positions; reading suggestions; more

The present moment is the substance with which the future is made. Therefore, the best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. What else can you do?

 THICH NHAT HANH

Welcome to In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh, from Denise Nguyen, Executive Director of the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation

Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village Archive

Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village Archive

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day begins with a  Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day begins with a  Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

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Keep the full collection of 20+ guided meditations and reflection exercises in downloadable audio to listen anytime, anywhere.

SPECIAL BONUSES
Three audio teachings from Thich Nhat Hanh; a special collection of e-books courtesy of Parallax Press; Walk With Me feature film; and more.

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In partnership with the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, we’re delighted to offer you all of these enriching teachings in a free online experience. If you want to return to them to support and deepen your ongoing practice, consider upgrading to own the event Resource Package. In addition to all the summit recordings, the Resource Package includes a special collection of bonus content, courtesy of our event partners and the generosity of the Plum Village community.

Proceeds from your upgrade benefit the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation and Lion’s Roar Foundation, and allow us to continue to develop free events like this one.

With 14 inspiring talks and 20+ guided practices, In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh features a wealth of wisdom to help you connect with joy and cultivate love and compassion in your life – and for the world. 

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The Event Resource Package gives you lifetime access to the full collection of deep and enriching guidance from Thich Nhat Hanh and senior teachers in the Plum Village tradition.

Brother Phap Luu

TALK:  The Way Out Is In 

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Applying Mindfulness Toward Seeing More Clearly Into the Nature of Our Relationships

 THICH NHAT HANH

Sister Dang Nghiem

TALK:  Cultivating the Landscape of our Mind

+ GUIDED MEDITATION

 THICH NHAT HANH

DAY 2

Understanding Our Mind with Buddhist Psychology

Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud.

Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud.

Brother Phap Dung (aka Br. Dharma Embrace)

TALK:  Befriending Our Emotions with Non-Violence

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: Mindfulness of Breathing

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Write a Short Letter of Gratitude

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

 THICH NHAT HANH

Anh-Huong

TALK:  Healing the Inner Child 

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: Guided "Inner Child" Meditation + Exercises

DAY 3

Embodying the Beloved Community: Relationships and Community Building

The next Buddha may take the form of a community practicing understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living. And the practice can be carried out as a group, as a city, as a nation.

 THICH NHAT HANH

Brother Phap Dung (aka Br. Dharma Embrace)

TALK:  The Nuts & Bolts of Building Beloved Community

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: Cultivating Gratitude for One’s Community

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Reflecting on the 10th Mindfulness Training

Peggy Rowe Ward

TALK:  Loving Kindness: Four Elements of True Love

+ GUIDED MEDITATION:  Loving-Kindness

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Your Life as Precious Opportunity

Larry Ward

TALK:  Reverence to Mother Earth: How to Be an Earth Bodhisattva

+ GUIDED MEDITATION & REFLECTION:  Listening to the Sounds of the Earth

 THICH NHAT HANH

Sister Chan Duc

TALK:  Bodhichitta in Action: Tending to Mother Earth

+ GUIDED MEDITATION

DAY 4

Interbeing - Tending to Mother Earth

The practice of mindfulness helps us to touch Mother Earth inside of the body and this practice can help heal people. So the healing of the people should go together with the healing of the Earth. This kind of enlightenment is very crucial to a collective awakening.

 THICH NHAT HANH

The practice of mindfulness helps us to touch Mother Earth inside of the body and this practice can help heal people. So the healing of the people should go together with the healing of the Earth. This kind of enlightenment is very crucial to a collective awakening.

Br Phap Luu

TALK:  Cultivating Happiness with the Compost of Suffering

+ GUIDED PRACTICE: Pebble Meditation

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: A Practice of Looking Deeply

Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village Archive

Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village Archive

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day begins with a  Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day begins with a  Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

The day includes a Thich Nhat Hanh video teaching from the Plum Village archives

Larry Ward

TALK:  Mindfulness in Challenging Times

+ GUIDED PRACTICE:  A Guided practice informed by the Heart Sutra

+ REFLECTION EXERCISE: Encouraging Mindful Expression

 THICH NHAT HANH

Br Phap Hai

TALK:  The Five Ancient Gifts: A Concrete Expression of Mindfulness


DAY 5

For a Future to Be Possible

We have to sit down together, as people of many traditions, to find the causes of global suffering. If we look deeply with clarity, calm, and peace, we can see the causes of our suffering, uproot and transform them, and find a way out.

 THICH NHAT HANH

We have to sit down together, as people of many traditions, to find the causes of global suffering. If we look deeply with clarity, calm, and peace, we can see the causes of our suffering, uproot and transform them, and find a way out.

Peggy Rowe Ward

TALK:  Presence & the Path: The Bodhisattva Vow

+ GUIDED MEDITATION: "Staying" Practice

REFLECTION EXERCISE: How to Come Up with Your Own Vow

5 PDF e-book collections of teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village teachers

Courtesy of Parallax Press

3 Audio Teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh

Courtesy of Plum Village

  • How do I Love Myself?
  • Coming Home to the Here and Now
  • Calm/Ease Guided Meditation

Walk With Me Feature Film + Contemplative Audio Soundscape

Courtesy of Speakit Films

A  journey into mindfulness, featuring Thich Nhat Hanh.

All 14 video teachings from the entire summit

By upgrading to the summit resource package, you’ll receive unlimited access to:

Plus, you’ll gain access to 4 special bonus resources to help nourish your practice.

Downloadable audio library of 20+ guided meditations and reflection exercises

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From plain-language advice and meditation instructions to fascinating profiles and Buddhist teachings, Lion’s Roar will awaken your heart and mind.

Downloadable mp3 audio of all summit sessions

Frequently Asked Questions

All photos used by permission from International Plum Village Community; Marc J. Francis and Max Pugh © Speakit Productions Ltd

Transcripts of all summit talks

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When does the Summit start and finish?

You can view the summit for free from March 25-29, with 48 replays available after each day.

How do I access the Summit sessions?

Once you register for free, we’ll send you a reminder email with a link to access the sessions each day. The summit will broadcast daily at 6:00 am PDT | 9:00 am EDT (North American time zones). 

How long are the free sessions available?

The sessions for each day will be available free for 48 hours from the time they are released.

Can I re-watch the presentations?

When you upgrade to purchase the event Resource Package you get lifetime access to the entire summit, including guided meditations, plus all the special event bonuses. 

** Ownership of the summit Resource Package begins on March 30.

Lion’s Roar & Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation present 

Get Lifetime Access to All the Recordings and Guided Practices from In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh

Cultivate mindfulness, compassion, and peace with guidance from nine senior teachers of his Plum Village tradition.

Cultivate the seeds of wisdom and compassion for your life, and for the world.

This first-of-its-kind online summit offers you a unique experience of the simple yet profound teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh from those who have trained directly with him to embody the insight and kindness of his lifelong message of peace.

By purchasing the resource package, you can bring a glimpse of the Plum Village world to your home and revisit the full collection of video recordings, guided practices, and reflections again and again.

In partnership with the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation, we’re delighted to offer you all of these enriching teachings in a free online experience. If you want to return to them to support and deepen your ongoing practice, consider upgrading to own the event Resource Package. In addition to all the summit recordings, the Resource Package includes a special collection of bonus content, courtesy of our event partners and the generosity of the Plum Village community.

Proceeds from your upgrade benefit the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation and Lion’s Roar Foundation, and allow us to continue to develop free events like this one.

With 14 inspiring talks and 20+ guided practices, In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh features a wealth of wisdom to help you connect with joy and cultivate love and compassion in your life – and for the world. 

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

Welcome to In the Footsteps of Thich Nhat Hanh, from Denise Nguyen, Executive Director of the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation

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