Dana and the Art of Giving
custom of Dana, or generosity, set forth by the Buddha, is
a compassionate, ethical practice based in the realization
of interconnectedness, and a way that you can support a teacher
and community of practice in sustaining the realization of
exquisite paradox in Buddhism is that the more we give - and
the more we give without seeking something in return - the
wealthier (in the broadest sense of the word) we will become.
By giving we destroy those acquisitive impulses that ultimately
lead to further suffering.
are a 501(c) 3 tax exempt religious organization. Donations
made to us can be credited by the IRS as a donation and you
may receive a deduction in your taxes.
support our work through your generosity. Your donations are
a way that you can ensure the continuation of the work and
practice of the Arizona Soto Zen Center.
Become a temple member with a monthly pledge
Time Gift: In gratitude or celebration for
a special event or life occurrence.
Fund: We have a goal of building a temple
in Southern Washington with a retreat center. We would also
like to build a temple in Arizona.
and Named Gifts: Honor a family member, loved
one or friend by donating in their name.
Gifts: Create a donor-advised fund to support
a specific need.
Giving: Support the Zen Center’s programs
through bequests, charitable remainder trusts and gift annuities
and maximize personal objectives while minimizing after-tax
costs. Put us in your will.
A fund set up to make it possible for people without adequate
income to attend programs and retreats.
Fund: To provide for education and training
for Buddhist Clergy