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Author Archives: Jessica Swanson

Offering each other refuge

by Greg Satir, board vice president Last month, Portland Friends of the Dhamma Board and community came together and formally agreed to purchase the Dharma Rain Zendo. Soon we will produce a formal offer to Dharma Rain. Since this is a transaction between two Dharma groups, there is enormous goodwill and shared interest in making […]

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Notes from the Annex

A report on the latest efforts of PFOD’s Board of Directors When the possibility of purchasing the Dharma Rain Zendo first came up, the natural question was, Does the community support this purchase? One way to interpret this is purely financially: Do we have the money coming in for a downpayment and monthly loan payments. […]

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Exciting Times!

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Fall is upon us, and what exciting times for Portland Friends of the Dhamma! Here’s a glimpse of some of PFoD’s top news. Call for volunteers!! We can use your help! Share in PFoD’s good fortune. October is rich with monastic visits, so there is an abundance of opportunities to serve. Assistance with preparation, support […]

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It’s Arrived!

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Check out our new website! There’s lots of new photos and information to explore. The site is still evolving and expanding. In the meantime, we want to hear from you. Please look around, and if you have any comments or suggestions, we would appreciate hearing them. Looking for more? Check out Portland Friends of the […]

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