Jan. 28th, 2023 Planetary Tea Time

By Simona Coayla-Duba

We are very happy to invite you to a planetary Earth Holder’s Tea-Time on January 28, 2022! Whether you are living in Europe, Africa, the Americas, or Asia, you are all warmly invited to a global Earth Holder online be-in.  The call will be at 4pm CET/ Paris time, 7am PT, 10 am ET,12 am in Buenos Aires and…

🌏2022 End-of-Year Love Letter💚

By Simona Coayla-Duba

Dear Thay, Dear Beloved Community, This is it! As we approach the end of this 2022 calendar year, with gratitude, we extend our end-of-year greetings to you, the Earth Holder Community and the wider Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism. We offer this love letter to reflect on and celebrate some of the joys, efforts,…

🌻Welcome new EHC CTC members: Maíra, Ivan, Himdeep & Aaron!

By Simona Coayla-Duba

Dear Beloved Community,  The EHC Care-Taking Council is feeling fresh with the new year. The CTC has happily welcomed 4 new members. Please join us in welcoming: 💚 Maíra Fernandes de Melo (she/ela/ella), 💚 Ivan Trujillo Priego (he/el), 💚 Himdeep Singh (he/him),💚 Aaron Solomon, Brother Fulfillment Maíra Fernandes de Melo (she/ela/ella) is a journalist, scholar, poet and activist,…

Daily EH Practices for COP26

By Simona Coayla-Duba

Dear Earth Holders, thank you for joining us in daily practices throughout COP26. We are housing the daily practices here so that we may continue to returning to these offerings even as we go forth from COP. COP26 & EHC  Oct 31st Practices Nov 1st Practices Nov 2nd Practices Nov 3rd Practices Nov 4th Practices…

Reverence for Life at COP26

By Simona Coayla-Duba

Dear Earth Holders, The COP26 UN Climate Conference will take place this year in Glasgow from November 1st-12th. During the conference, the Earth Holder Community, with Les Gardien.ne.s de la Terre (the French speaking Earth Holder Plum Village Community), invite you to sit and practice with us in a daily meditation cycle to connect with the Living Earth in us and around…

Join the Care-Taking Council

By Chaya

The Earth Holder Community’s (EHC) Care-Taking Council (CTC) is growing! We are especially inviting Black, Indigenous, Latinx, LBGTQIA+, and Wake Up Plum Village practitioners to apply. Join us in embodying earth and racial justice in our collective work. Application form: CTC membership and inquiry application The deadline to apply is October 24th 2021.

THIS IS IT 3 Registration Now Open

By Simona Coayla-Duba

“Our shared love for the Earth has the power to unite usand remove all separation and discrimination.”— Thích Nhất Hạnh Dear Earth Holders,  At the end of September, the Earth Holder Community will offer the 3rd round of the THIS IS IT Retreat series. The retreat is offered to those who would like to join in…


By Simona Coayla-Duba

THIS IS IT 3 is now open for registration! Join Earth Holders from around the world for an online retreat that explores the interconnection of ecological-social-racial justice. Register here!  Retreat teachers are committed to accessibility. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.