Ajahn Geoff will be at the regular Tuesday night meditation in White Salmon on October 31 (see below), and the Birken May 2018 Retreat dates have been set. We’ll have a post out soon about the Birken retreat.
Regular and Special Events
Regular Tuesday night meditation with the monks continues, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, at Yoga Samadhi, White Salmon, WA.
OCTOBER 7 — Garden Party at Hermitage, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm. Enjoy a potluck meal with friends (10:30 am), help in the yard (1-3 pm), join in the tea party and chat (until 4 pm). Help prepare the Hermitage for Winter. This is the final garden party for 2017. Come for any part or all of the activities.
OCTOBER 14 — Half-Day of Meditation with the monks in White Salmon, 1- 5 pm, at Yoga Samadhi. Cushions & chairs available.
OCTOBER 20 & 21 — Portland Friends of the Dhamma (PFoD). Pacific Hermitage monks visit Friday evening and Saturday morning. For more information, visit PFoD website.
Special: OCTOBER 21 — Walk to Feed the Hungry in Portland. Organized by Buddhist Global Relief. Begins from PFoD after the regular meal offering to the monks. Schedule: 12:00 – 12:45 Registration; 12:45 – 1:00 Reflections by Ajahn Sudanto & Sakula; 1:00 – 2:30 Walk; 2:30 – 3:00 Refreshments/Closing. Click here for more information.
Special: OCTOBER 22 — Hillsboro Vipassana Hall. Pacific Hermitage monks visit 9:15 am to 1:00 pm. Meditation, meal offering, Dhamma discussion. Contact Chevy here for more information.
Special: October 31 — Ajahn Geoff (Thanissaro) at Yoga Samadhi, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Ajahn Geoff will be a special guest at Tuesday night meditation.
(He will be at PFoD October 27 – 29. Check their website for information.)
Comings & Goings
OCTOBER 6 — Ajahn Karunadhammo leaves October 6 to return to Abhayagiri, after spending three months at the Hermitage. Ajahn, thank you for your kind presence and for sharing your wisdom and teachings with our community once again this summer. We look forward to your next visit, although you hardly qualify as a “visitor” any more!
OCTOBER 6 – 12 or 13 — Ajahn Sudanto will attend the Kathina for Temple Forest Monastery in New Hampshire.
A Look Ahead
- Last 2017 Half-Day Retreat November 11
- Last 2017 PFoD visit November 17 & 18
- Ajahn Sek visits November 4 – December 5
- Tan Kondañño departs November 18
- Ajahn Jotipalo and Tan Sudhiro arrive November 28 for Winter Retreat
- Winter Retreat begins December 1 and runs through February 28
- Ajahn Sudanto will be in Thailand December 20 – January 28