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 […]

Welcoming Suhajjo Bhikkhu

Coinciding with the departure of Ajahn Karunadhammo in late July, who returned to Abhayagiri for the summer retreat period, we welcome Suhajjo Bhikkhu to spend several months with us here in White Salmon. Venerable Suhajjo ordained and has been training at Abhayagiri for over three years. He’ll be staying  with us until Mid-December when he’ll return to […]

The Shady Garden Party

  Are you interested in doing some shady gardening (the shady pond area needs some lovin’ care) or maybe even a little dirty work (we’re remodeling the shrine room) at the Pacific Hermitage on Saturday, August 1, 2015?  This is the fourth in our five-part Garden Party series. Please join us! It’s a good idea […]