2015 Pah Bah :-)

Some 150 people gathered in White Salmon on September 20 to offer support to the Pacific Hermitage.  They came from near and far — as near as “just down the road,” to as far away as Thailand.  The Pah Bah sponsors, Pichit Wathanapaisal and Kanchana Umpai, came all the way from Illinois.  Donations totaled over $38,000 […]

The Calendar Tab

The Calendar tab is your portal to Hermitage Event and Meal Dana (offering) information.  Read about it (below), then give it a click (above). How does It Look to You? When you click on the Calendar tab, the way the Event and Meal Dana information is displayed will depend on if you’re using a computer, tablet […]

Fallen Garden Party 2015

From Fallen Trees to Firewood Thanks to the hard working crew who showed up for the final Garden Party of 2015! They skillfully cut, split and stacked firewood from trees that had succumbed to nature over the last year or so. The Hermitage should be cozy this Winter! Fall Gardens and Winter Rooftops In addition, […]

September Saturdays (and Special Sunday)

Gardening or meditation your thing?  Saturday your day?  Have we got a September for you!  (And, don’t miss one very special Sunday.) The Saturdays September 5 – The Fall-n-Garden Party at the Hermitage With summer nearly over, this will be our fifth and final “Garden Party” for the year. The focus will be on Fall […]

2015 Pah Bah: Fall Almsgiving Retreat & Event

Buddhist Ceremony to Support Pacific Hermitage On September 20, supporters will hold a traditional Thai Buddhist alms-giving ceremony called a Pah Bah (pronounced paw-baw) in support of and gratitude for the Buddha’s teachings as well as the spiritual practice, example and teachings of the monastics at the Pacific Hermitage.  Each year since 2010, supporters have […]