“Thoreau, Gandhi, Schumacher... Over the last century or so, a number of original thinkers have had the audacity to suggest that economics is not only about how humanity satisfies its needs but also about what those needs should be. It appears that they were onto something, for, today, it is precisely excessive human needs that have brought the earth to a state of crisis. If there is to be a way forward, it will likely involve the exemplary rethinking being led by people such as Abhay and Jane at the Pink House.”—Robert Leonard, Intellectual historian and Schumacher scholar, Université du Québec à Montréal

“At a time when so few of us can envision a truly imaginative future, Pink House has found a way. I applaud these efforts and support them as best I can.”—Carol Becker, Writer/Professor/Dean Columbia University

Simple Traditions

 Simple Traditions at Pink House

#1: Commensalism—When we eat at the large round wooden dinner tables at Pink House we practice commensalism, that is, sharing a meal together with no phones or other distractions at the table. 

Commensalism, derived from the Latin commensalis, means sharing a meal together with the emphasis on human togetherness and interaction (co together; mensa table)

Abhay and Jane

Pink House First Anniversary

  “Pink House on Bohol island, Philippines, is our home, community store, future yoga & meditation center / guest-house, with our public...