At Dharma.house, we strive to make the Dharma available without precondition.
Running costs, however, are not null. So we rely on the support of like-minded people, who think it is beneficial and constructive to leverage the vastness and richness of the Dharma, in order to appropriately help people in a vast and rich set of circumstances… and who believe in leading by example, in walking the talk, in cultivating generosity and compassion in practical and measurable ways.
A project currently underway is the production of a book around the notion of causality, and thus around the notion of karma in Buddhist philosophy.
The teachings on karma are regularly rejected by modern students due to prejudices, reducing this part of the Buddha's teachings to mere Indian “myths” or “outdated” models of the world. This is a loss, not because these teachings offer “right” answers, ready-made and definitive, but because they offer questions which continue to be relevant and useful.
Ideally, education would be made available to the public unconditionally: free on the internet, at cost on paper, disseminated for its educational value and not as a source of funding for Dharma.house. But writing a book requires research, time, equipment and the subsistence of the author in the intervale, therefore resources. You can contribute to the production of such a teaching: