Summer Harvest Party – August 16th and 17th at the Shaxi temple restaurant

Shaxi Summer Harvest Party 2014

The Shaxi temple restaurant is now open Welcome to the Pear Orchard Temple, a newly restored Ming Dynasty folk temple in Yunnan China. This August 16th and 17th we’re celebrating the completion of the Pear Orchard Shaxi temple renovation for the past two years. We are also opening our Shaxi temple restaurant the Pear Blossom, featuring organic and … [Read more…]

The extra mile

Begin with the end in mind – our Yunnan temple project nears completion In the home stretch, this week our Yunnn temple project began installing lighting after nearly a month of wiring the entire temple for electric for the first time in its history. Every room has multiple power points, lighting fixtures and switches, as well … [Read more…]

From the ground up

Restored tiles ready for installation, Pear Orchard Temple, Shaxi Yunnan

One of the largest Shaxi temples undergoes major restoration If you want to restore a crumbling Chinese temple, start with the understanding that it would be cheaper to build a new one from the ground up. This restoration project total investment is now over $100k USD and we’re far from done, though about half of the major … [Read more…]