Cheri Maples

Our beloved neighbor, Dharma teacher and friend, Cheri Maples has transitioned from this life. We can honor her passing by living our lives fully. We can continue her service for social justice and harmony among families, communities and make a difference in our world.

Thich Nhat Hanh ordained Cheri as a dharma teacher in 2008 in a ceremony called The Transmission […]

2017-08-03T17:33:10+00:00News|0 Comments

Sustaining Eastside Friends

How has your participation in Eastside Friends of the Dharma enriched your life and built your capacity to benefit others through thoughts, speech, and action?

The answer is probably different for each of us. One of the wonderful aspects of our sangha is the wide variety of ways people choose to practice with us. No matter where your path takes […]

2017-08-04T02:29:45+00:00News|0 Comments

Celebrate Molly All Year Long

We all love seeing Molly, Ven. Chodon’s special canine companion, at teachings and other events. Now you can keep Molly with you every day of the year with the new Molly 2017 calendar.

This full-sized wall calendar includes a photo of Molly every month. You’ll take joy in the wide range of adventures Molly enjoys, her fun-loving spirit, and her […]

2017-07-20T03:56:28+00:00News|0 Comments

Stellar: a new service animal

The Love We Feel For Others is Boundless

Venerable Chodron is in her third month at Trout Lake Abbey

Now a member of Mt. Adams Zen Buddhist community, Suco, (this refers to nun) is busy with many meditations, farming, harvesting, teaching, hospital chaplaincy and just meeting and greeting the hundreds of visitors to the Abbey. Stellar […]

2017-08-04T00:55:45+00:00News|0 Comments