Dana: Generosity

We rely on your generosity to support our activities.  Teachers of Tibetan Buddhism donate their time, energy and love in service of the Dharma. Your donations fund our free weekly meditation instruction and dharma classes, pay the electric bill and rent. Gainesville Karma Thegsum Choling is 501(c)3 nonprofit. All donations, including membership, are fully tax deductible.

Other Ways to Help

Sponsor a practice or puja

Every week, the sangha wholeheartedly cultivates outward offerings with practices and pujas for anybody who is in need of prayers. Your offering increases the merit of these beneficial activities and a traditional ways to increase one’s virtue. You can support a particular practice, such as Medicine Buddha (to restore health), Guru Rinpoche (to cultivate blessings and remove obstacles) or White Tara (for long life and to remove hindrances to practice), or sponsor a practice to honor/support a particular person or to mark a special occasion. $30/sponsorship

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Sponsor a butter lamp

These traditional offerings date back to the time of the Buddha. They were used to increase the virtue of any endeavor, to honor a loved one’s birthday or mark a special occasion, to increase the positive energy of a prayer for a loved one, or to send out an aspiration for yourself or for the world. Your candles will be lit and prayers and aspirations will be read during our weekly practices. $1/candle

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Become a member

Consider becoming a member. Your monthly membership allows us to budget, rather than riding the unpredictable waves of one-time donations. You can explore membership here.  {needs new page created, so active link embedded}

Recurring Donations

Setting up small, recurring donations is another way you can help us budget and have a more predictable monthly support stream.  {set up Paypal recurring tiered donations}

Use Amazon Smile

If you shop on Amazon, try Amazon Smile ( for all your purchases and designate Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Inc (location: Gainesville, FL) as your primary nonprofit. It’s the same Amazon you know and love, but the center will receive a small donation from Amazon with every purchase you make.



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