Dāna, the Pali word for generosity, is a foundation for the development of wisdom and compassion.


Generosity, like meditation, is a practice. It's different from the usual exchange of paying for a service or offering a tip. When developed and reflected on, generosity brightens the mind and opens the heart. And it can manifest as an expression of the value of our meditation practice in our lives. 

Offering support to Open Door Meditation Community ​or  any of our local or visiting teachers in-person or online, 

enables us to continue practicing and sharing mindfulness practices and the teachings of the Dhamma. 

If you'd like to write a check: please make payable to either: Alexis Santos or Susa Talan. If the check is for Phoenix, please write "For Phoenix" on the memo line. Then drop us a note through our CONTACT page to ask for the best address to send it to. Thank you.


To offer Dāna to Phoenix directly: Her Venmo account is: @phoenixsoleil

For PayPal or credit card donations: you can use the button below to make a one-time or recurring donation. Should we apply for non-profit status, these donations will be tax deductible in the future. Thank you!


Free Books from Sayadaw U Tejaniya + Wisdom Streams Foundation:

Wisdom Streams Foundation supports the dissemination of Sayadaw U Tejaniya's teachings in North America and was established under his guidance for this purpose. The Foundation accepts dāna (donations) on behalf of Sayadaw to be used mindfully for the sharing of his teachings, principally for reprinting of his books.

Books we will have available for free via Open Door Meditation Community are: Dhamma Everywhere  and Collecting Gold Dust: Nurturing the Dhamma in Daily Living. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to Wisdom Streams Foundation to support the printing and distribution of these books, please see details below. 


Donations (Tax Deductible)

To support Wisdom Streams Foundation

To donate via PayPal: follow link HERE 

To pay by check: Make payable to Wisdom Streams Foundation and mail to:

Wisdom Streams Foundation
c/o Sajama
2223 Grant Street
Berkeley, CA, 94703