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In the footsteps of the Buddha - Retreat in India

08.04.2024 - 20.04.2024

We welcome you to this sacred pilgrimage through India (2024 April 08 – 20), an opportunity to “truly feel what the Buddha felt, see what he saw, and experience what he experienced” as a living human being.

In the presence of six Plum Village monastics, we will embark on this inner and outer journey, beginning each day with meditation, engage in mindful walking, and immerse in the life and teachings of the Buddha.

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Program (April 2024):
Monday April 8: Arrival in Delhi
Tuesday April 9: Fly to Varanasi
Wednesday April 10: Varanasi
Thursday April 11: Drive to Bodhgaya
Friday April 12: Bodhgaya
Saturday April 13: Bodhgaya
Sunday April 14: Drive to Rajgir
Monday April 15: Rajgir
Tuesday April 16: Drive to Kushinagar
Wednesday April 17: Kushinagar
Thursday April 18: Drive to Sravasti
Friday April 19: Sravasti
Saturday April 20: Fly back to Delhi and depart

Brother Khiet Lam


Bruder Khiet Lam

Brother Khiet Lam is a German brother, who ordained in Plum Village in the year 2017....

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Brother Phap Xa


Bruder Phap Xa

Thay Phap Xa is a Dutch Monk, who ordained in Plum Village in February 2003.
He lives Waldbröl since July 2010. He studied and taught Mathematics and studied Chinese Medicine for a few years.
He offers courses on different topics, like mindful hiking, tea meditation and enjoys the beautiful nature around Waldbröl....

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Sister Bang Nghiem


Schwester Bang Nghiem

Sister Bang Nghiem is a Vietnamese nun, who ordained in the year 2006. She lived in Plum Village and now is part of the Sangha in the eiab....

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Sister Chinh Nghiem


Schwester Chinh Nghiem

Sister Chinh Nghiem was ordained in Vietnam in the year 2008, lived several years in Plum Village and has lived in the eiab since 2015. She is especially gifted in singing....

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