Support Namgyal Monastery

“…preservation of Tibetan Buddhist culture in [a] free country is now very important.”
— HH Dalai Lama

Thank you for your interest and support of Namgyal Monastery. Please note that you can contribute to three distinct funds: Namgyal Monastery Ithaca, Namgyal Monastery India, and you can help us build the Library & Museum of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. To make a contribution to any of these funds please click the button above or contribute now and select the fund you’d like to give to on the donations page. You may also choose to give a one time donation on that page, or a monthy dontion if you choose.

His Holiness the Dalai Lamas’ Library & Museum

We are pleased to announce that Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies has been chosen as the official site of the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s Library and Museum(DLLM). This will protect the legacy of the Dalai Lama and all that he represents to many millions of people throughout the world. Its primary mission is as a learning center for scholars and practitioners of all faiths, as well as scientists,educators, and philosophers of all disciplines.The main purposes are:
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Namgyal Monastery Ithaca

Please consider making a donation in support of our mission, as established by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. You can contribute to the mission of world peace, religious harmony, education in science and religion, as well as preservation of the ancient culture of Tibet.

The monastery is in need of support to complete payments on a major, 10 year loan that was used for the recently built student Residences. By clicking on Donate, you will be given options for a one-time gift and/or a regular monthly gift. All gifts, in whatever amount, are deeply appreciated.

If you would like to help sustain and develop Namgyal Monastery as an institute of Buddhist studies, and as the North American Seat of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s personal monastery, your donation can be made online by credit card (up to $10,000), or by check.

Donations by check (in any amount) can be made payable to “Namgyal Monastery” and mailed to Namgyal Ithaca:

Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies
201 Tibet Drive,
Ithaca, NY 14850

Namgyal Monastery India

Please help us support our parent monastery, Namgyal Monastery Tantric College in Dharamsala, India, by donating to the Namgyal India General Fund. Donations to Namgyal India are not tax deductible, however any assistance will make a tremendous impact on the life of the monks residing there. Your donation can be made online by credit card (up to $10,000), or by check.

Donations by check (in any amount) can be made payable to “Namgyal Tantric College“ and mailed to Namgyal Ithaca (address above) or directly to Namgyal Monastery in Dharamsala, India:

  • Namgyal Monastery
  • Thekchen Choeling
  • P.O. McLeod Ganj – 176219
  • Disst. Kangra, H.P.
  • Dharamsala, India
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