2019 July News

July 6 Garden (Work) Party * July 19 & 20 in Portland * July 21 in Hillsboro * July 21 & 23 Willa Thaniya & Elizabeth in Gorge * Save September 21 & 22 for PAH BAH! Regular Events July 6th Garden (Work) Party at Hermitage Friends, food and generosity — is there any better […]

2019 June News

June 1 Garden(ing) Party * Friday Only Visit to PFoD * Willa & Elizabeth in July * 2019 Birken Retreat * Special Article in Columbian Newspaper June 1 Garden/Yardwork Party Needs You! The monks could use a little help — actually, a lot of help — with weeding, lopping, dragging and stacking. The weeds are […]

2019 May News

Garden Party May 4 * PFoD May 17 & 18 * Santikaro at PFoD May 18 * Retreat at Birken Forest Monastery * Monastics Leaving and Arriving May Events Begin with Garden Party on the 4th Garden Party @ HermitageMay 411:00 am:  Potluck (optional) — Arrive by 10:30 am if you’re bringing food1:00-3:00 pm:  Yard work […]

April 6 — First 2019 Garden Party at Hermitage

Join in the fun with new and long-time friends! Help with winter clean up and other projects at the Hermitage. Garden Party: Come for Any Part or All Activities! 11 AM POTLUCK (arrive by 10:30 AM) Please tell the meal dana coordinator if you’re coming. 1 – 3 PM WORK PARTYYardwork, burn piles, projects … […]

2019 March & April News

*New Tuesday Night Meditation Option * Regular Monthly Events Return (including April 6 Garden Party) * A Look Ahead at 2019 * Monastic Comings and Goings New: One Hour of Silent Meditation Offered Before Regular Tuesday Night Program Starting April 2, the monks will offer a weekly one-hour silent meditation period for experienced meditators. It […]