What is Hermitary?

articles, reviews, features, & blogs about hermits in lore, literature, history (East & West), art, film; solitude, silence, & simplicity


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Solitude is truly an interior affair, and to realize this insight and to live accordingly amounts to the best and most helpful form of progress.
--Rainer Maria Rilke, Correspondence, March 1907

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"Images of Eremitism" is an ongoing feature: photographic & art images of historical and modern hermits & hermit dwellings. Highlights religious, wilderness, women, and other hermits.

"Hermits in Film" is an ongoing feature: documentary and fiction films about hermits, eremitism, solitude, silence, & simplicity.