The practice of Generosity, or Giving, is one of the Six Perfections, called Dana in Sanskrit (read more about Dana Paramita). While this practice can take many forms, the donation of funds is always helpful. If you would like to Donate to the Silent Thunder Order, to support our mission of developing a formal, recognized, training program for the propagation of Soto Zen training in the Matsuoka lineage, you may use the PayPal link in the left-hand column to make one-time or recurring donations with your Credit Card or PayPal account. The Three Treasures Thank You!

There are many ways to donate:

1.  By PayPal donations will be considered Dana, unless specified in Comments when making the donation. Note, Paypal fees are deducted from the donation.  

Donate via Paypal

2.  By check, make payable to Silent Thunder Order and send to:

     Treasurer, STO
     c/o Nat Brown
     8553 Sawyer Brown Rd
     Nashville, TN  37221-2404

    donations will be considered Dana, unless otherwise specified on the check.
    No fees are deducted.

3.  By Billpay through your bank, one time, or recurring- just have payable to the Silent Thunder Order and sent to the Treasurer at the address above. No fees are deducted.

4.  By credit or debit card, use the Paypal link above and use the option at the bottom of that screen to pay with your card, even if you don't have a PayPal account.
Note, Paypal fees are deducted from the donation.

5.  Recurring monthly donation by credit card, via RegOnline <RegOnline link for the recurring General Membership dana>
Note, RegOnline fees are deducted from the donation.

6.  Bank to bank transfer, one time or recurring this can be arranged,
e-mail Nyoze Nat Brown, Treasurer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
or call him at 615 714-4656.


For whatever amount you are able to give, or in whatever way you practice the Perfectionf of Giving, the Three Treasures thank you.