Begin at home

orange meditation cushion and leaves of a green plant on a beige striped carpet


Recommended books for beginners wanting to understand more about mindfulness in the Plum Village tradition include:

The Miracle of Mindfulness

Mindfulness Survival Guide

Being Peace

Introduction to meditation, concentration, and relaxation.

Five essential practices – a guide to ethical living 

This eloquent meditation on “Being Peace in order to make peace” is more relevant than ever. A book of the world and the quality of our lives.

Please buy these from our Book Service, so that the surplus can support our charity to offer the benefits of Plum Village Mindfulness in the UK.

Meditate with Plum Village App

Download the Plum Village App

Go to: guided meditations -> Thich Nhat Hanh and try the following

  • Calm, Ease (Short version) 15 mins
  • Walking Meditation 5 mins

Go to: guided meditations -> short meditations and try

  • Mindfulness of Breathing 12 mins


Thich Nhat Hanh being interviewed in 2011 by Oprah Winfrey (22 mins)

Nourishing our Mind (9mins)

The Four Noble Truths (19 mins)

Loving Speech and Deep Listening (9 mins)