Welcome to The Mountain Hermitage

Welcome to The Mountain Hermitage


The Mountain Hermitage is dedicated to the inner cultivation and outer manifestation of concentration, wisdom, lovingkindness, compassion, and peace.  This home for long-term spiritual practice, grounded in the principles of Theravada Buddhism, is based in the quiet and beautiful mountain area of Taos, New Mexico.

Many Mountain Hermitage retreats are for experienced Dharma practitioners; however, the Hermitage is now offering some week-long retreats open to both beginning and experienced students. All retreats are held in appropriate rented places in and around Taos.  The small group size at Hermitage retreats (usually a maximum of 18 students)  helps create a more intimate experience and easier access to teachers.

The Mountain Hermitage extends a special welcome and has established a scholarship fund to support Buddhist monks and nuns and lay Dharma teachers, as well as multi-cultural practitioners and other Dharma students who without scholarship aid would not be able to attend Hermitage retreats.

All who come to practice at The Mountain Hermitage will be honored and supported in their quest to awaken to the deepest truths and to manifest these truths in their daily lives.

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Latest News, Dharma Talks, and Reflections on Practice

Sunday Meditation At Home With Marcia Rose

Dear Friends, In response to our world-wide COVID-19 pandemic & the unusual isolated way that most of us are currently living, I & The Mountain Hermitage invite you & anyone else you know who may be interested to join us for a period of on-line meditation...

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Coronavirus Impact on TMH Retreats

            March 5, 2020 We would like you to know that we (The Mountain Hermitage) are closely monitoring the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and determining how best to implement safety precautions within our retreats. We hope that you...

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