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February 2023

   Emaho! Rain has blessed the landscape in the Santa Lucia mountains of Big Sur during the months of December & January. After multiple  “atmospheric rivers”’ the land has sustained substantial rainfall.  Travel in and out of the Hermitage has … Continue reading

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Community Reflections

Upper Rocky Creek Slide Repair  “Two thousand five hundred years ago, Shakyamuni Buddha proclaimed that the next Buddha will be named Maitreya, the ‘Buddha of Love.’ I think Maitreya Buddha may be a COMMUNITY and not just an individual. A … Continue reading

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Sacred Inner Body of the Stupa

Emaho! Over the course of the past few weeks, small groups of sangha volunteers worked together rolling mantras & filling treasure bags. Much gratitude to Lama Lakshey Zangpo for his presence & guidance to see this auspicious project into fruition. … Continue reading

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