April brings lots of rainbows, garden color (and yard work!) and the end of monastic Winter Retreat.
Starting April 2, the Hermitage is jumping directly from three months of relative silence into a busy month of activities, including yard clean up, half-day retreats and regular weekends at Portland Friends of the Dhamma. Join in!
April 2 — Return of the Garden Party! Join others for a day of food, yard work, tea and talk. It’s fun! The Hermitage is located at 65 Barnedt Rd, White Salmon, WA 98672. Here’s the schedule (you can come for all or just part of the day):
- 10:30 am — Put finishing touches on your food offering.*
- 11:00 am — Mealtime!
- 1:00 pm — Party in the garden (aka, help with yard clean up and other tasks).
- 3:00 pm — Teatime and chat with the monks.
April 8-10 — Ajahn Sona at Portland Friends of the Dhamma. For more information, please check the PFoD website.
April 9 — Half-Day Retreat with Pacific Hermitage Monks. Join the monks at Yoga Samadhi in White Salmon from 1 – 5 pm, for sitting and walking meditation, and brief dhamma reflections.
April 15 & 16 — PFoD Visit by Hermitage Monks. Please check our Calendar page for the schedule.
Event Information — For more information on events throughout the year, please see check the Calendar page, and scroll down below the calendar.
*Please let the meal dana coordinator know if you’re offering food at the Garden Party.