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

SnowFlower Spring Day of Mindfulness 

  • Save-the-date! April 29th at Holy Wisdom

  • Details Forthcoming

Regional Plum Village Retreats

None Currently

Retreats at Plum Village Monasteries and Practice Centers

Please check the individual monasteries for their up-to-date retreat information. 

Plum Village (near Bordeaux, France)

Magnolia Grove Meditation Practice Center (Batesville, MS)

  • Jan 10 &  Jan 22: Memorial for Thay
  • March 15-19: WakeUp Retreat (friends ages 18-35)
  • April 12-16: 12-Step Retreat (friends in recovery)
  • May 3-7: Retreat with Sister Chan Khong
  • May 7: Vesak Celebration
  • US Tour will be sometime in Aug or Oct
  • Nov 5 – Feb 4, 2024: Three Month Autumn Retreat
  • November 23 – 27 : Thanksgiving Celebration
  • December 28 – January 01, 2024: Holiday Retreat

Blue Cliff Monastery (Pine Bush, NY)

Deer Park Monastery (Escondido, CA)