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Went to one of my local temples. The spot is a tourist attraction so as I came in, kids and chasing mothers were running riot. Later a troupe of quieter visitors were given the official Buddha tall tales. The main formal Buddha shrine area was bereft of cushions. Ah well had to sit in half lotus for a change. Fingered my ultra-spiritual mala to impress the visitors, guides and Buddhas with silent reciting ...
Must say it was more fun sitting on a bench in the sun outside watching a wren pop into a wall to retrieve insects.
What happened when you visited your dharma haven?