A retreat is an opportunity to enjoy simple and peaceful living, and to learn how to cultivate the energy of mindfulness.  Attending a retreat is a vital way to nourish our practice, deepen our awareness, and cultivate our compassion and kindness toward ourselves and others.

SnowFlower offers scholarships to assist SnowFlowers to go on retreat. Scholarships are available for all SnowFlower, regional retreats in the Plum Village Tradition, and visits/retreats to national Plum Village Monasteries. To request a scholarship, please fill out  the Request for Scholarship Assistance from SnowFlower to Attend a Retreat form and email it to

SnowFlower Retreats

Nourishing a Loving, Joyful, Engaged and Genuine Contemplative Practice: Exploring Insight Meditation in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh  led by Jack Lawlor

Regional Retreats in the Plum Village Tradition

Day of Mindfulness Theme to be determined – Minneapolis, MN Led by Larry Ward and Peggy Rowe Ward

  • November, 2019
  • Details to be determined – hosted by Blooming Heart Sangha

Retreats at Plum Village Tradition Monasteries and Practice Centers