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Author Archives: Greg Satir

Open Phones / Open House

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Your Development Committee wants to answer any questions you have about donating to PFOD. So we are hosting a virtual open house called Open Phones/Open House on Monday, Sept 9th at 6:00PM - 8:00PM. Anyone can stop by or call in with questions on giving. How do I give through my will? My IRA?  What […]

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Bhikkhunis’ Visit Enriching – Thanks to You

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Thank you to our community members who volunteered and gave dana in June so that we could welcome Ayya Santacitta from Aloka Vihara and Ayyas Santussika and Cittananda from Karuna Buddhist Vihara. A day-long retreat and next day teaching and meal offering were well attended. The teaching on the seven factors of enlightenment was enriching. […]

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Ajahn Sudanto Visit: Friday, July 19

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Friday, July 19, 2013 Informal Tea: 5:30 – 6:30 PM Meditation & Dhamma Talk: 7:00 – 9:00 PM This Friday evening the Pacific Hermitage monks will be at Friends of the Dhamma to receive tea and offer teachings. The monks will be fresh off their tudong—three weeks of hiking and practicing along the Pacific Coast […]

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Ajahn Pasanno Coming in October

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Luang Por Pasanno will be visiting for a Benefit for our community. More information soon.  

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Ajahn Jayasaro

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 Save the date! Ajahn Jayasaro will be visiting Portland on Tuesday, October 22nd. There will be an event in the evening. Check back as it gets closer for details.

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Ajahn Nyaniko and Tan Thitabho

Our good fortune continues with the unexpected and very welcome visit of Ajahn Nyaniko and Tan Thitabho on Friday, July 5th for the Friday Night Dhamma gathering. We will begin with a casual tea at 5:30. Hope you can come. Friday, July 5 5:30 PM:  Casual tea with Ajahn Nyaniko and Tan Thitabho  (downstairs) 7:00 PM:  Meditation/Dhamma talk/Q n'A (upstairs) Theme: […]

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Closing down the Old – Opening to the New

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On May 31st PFOD Makes a Move and Hopes you Follow Ajahn Sucitto just before offering a Blessing Chant at Dharma Rain – It’s all juiced up for us now ;) As Portland Friends of the Dhamma continues to investigate options (rent, lease, purchase) of a permanent home for our community, we begin by renting […]

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Packing Up the Center to Move

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Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:30 PM As Portland Friends of the Dhamma continues to investigate options (rent, lease, purchase) of a permanent home for our community, we begin by renting space from Dharma Zen Rain Center as of June 1st. Dharma Rain Zen Center, 2514 SE Madison Save the dates! […]

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Portland Friends of the Dhamma is Moving

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Get ready! We are moving. We are renting space from the Dharma Rain Community starting June 1. Dharma Rain Zen Center, 2514 SE Madison Please check back for updates and details as they are available. The future is full of possibilities! Please join us! We look forward to sharing Dhamma in our new space!

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Aloka Vihara Nuns Visit

May 7 – 11, 2013 (Portland & White Salmon) The nuns of Aloka Vihara—Ayya Anandabodhī and Ayya Santacittā (above, right to left) and Sister Jayati—are coming to visit Portland Friends of the Dhamma. Tuesday, May 7 – White Salmon Ayya Anandabodhi will offering teachings near the Pacific Hermitage. Friday, May 10 – Portland 5:30 – […]

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