Dana means “generosity” or “giving” in Pali or Sanskrit. It refers to taking delight in giving — that is, getting in touch with the natural generosity that dwells within each of us.
A donation to ESFoD is an expression of our love and compassion for all beings and our eagerness to put Buddha’s teachings into practice.
Sustaining Monthly Donations
Your regular monthly contributions provide for the sustainability of ESFoD, ensuring that the benefits enjoyed by yourself and others continue. Automatic monthly donations can be made by selecting Make this Recurring (Monthly) when making your gift.
One-Time, General Donation
Your one-time gift promotes the flourishing of the Dharma in our community by supporting our teacher, teachings, retreats, and outreach.
Teacher’s Retreat Donation
Support Venerable Chodon, our Spiritual Director, as she attends retreat for spiritual nourishment. Donations fund travel, accommodations, and donation to the retreat host.
Donations in the form of checks can be mailed to:
Eastside Friends of the Dharma, PO Box 70804 Madison, WI 53707
Thank you for your generosity.
Your gift is received, recorded, and used in accordance with Buddhist guidelines. All donations to Eastside Friends of the Dharma are tax-deductible within the United States in accordance with IRS Code article 501(C)(3).