Donations (Dana)

Donations (Dana), The Practice of Generocity

In the Buddhist tradition, the teachings are given freely because they are considered priceless; in the Buddhist tradition we also practice dana, or generosity, by making monetary offerings for the teachings. Dana is not payment for goods or services rendered; it is given from the heart. Your generosity is a gift that supports not just the teachers, but also the Sangha, the larger Dharma community, and your own practice.

dana [daana]: Giving, liberality; offering, alms. Specifically, giving of any of the four requisites to the monastic order. More generally, the inclination to give, without expecting any form of repayment from the recipient. Dana is the first theme in the Buddha's system of gradual training, the first of the ten paramis, one of the seven treasures, and the first of the three grounds for meritorious action.

How to Practice Dana/Generocity?

Meal Dana

Sign up to offer breakfast or lunch for resident monks.

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Katina is an event celebrated in many countries where Therevada tradition is followed. You can take part in this meritorious event.

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Financial Dana

As all Buddha's teacings are precious, Dharma is offered free of charge for anybody who is interested. Although, the temple needs to pay daily manintenance bills and you can also contribute to this by offering financial dana.

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Dharma Dana

Buddha showed Dharma dana as the ultimate dana as it would help another person to acheive peace. Help us help others by way of Dharma dana.

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Provide disposable cuttleyr and plats, cleaning supplies.

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You can also support the temple by volunteering to do cleaning, gardening, and helping organize events.

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