International Dzogchen Shri Singha Charitable Organization
We invite everyone to help sponsor, or find a sponsor for, any of the following four types of sponsorships described below. You may make a general donation to the International Dzogchen Shri Singha Charitable Organization or, if you request, your donation will be directed to the program that you specify.
You may make a donation online using a credit card by clicking the "Make a Donation" button. This is a secure online payment process provided through PayPal.
For other ways of making a donation, please contact:
Dzogchen Buddha Foundation
Tel: 541-345-9850 or
Dzogchen Shri Singha Buddhist Centre Europe
Tel: 43-12-926665 or
Dzogchen Shri Singha Buddhist Centre Asia
Tel: 852-2770-7918 or
- Students and Children Sponsorship
- Monks and Nuns Sponsorship
- Establishing Merit Sponsorship
- Meaningful Generosity Sponsorship
Under the care of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and Arik Gyatrul Rinpoche you can help support education and health care for the Dzogchen Primary School in the Dzogchen area of Tibet. Since 1996 we have served hundreds of children through this program. In 2004 we are embarking on the construction of a new school building. Learn more about Helping Tibetan Children.
Sponsorship of Monks and Nuns in Tibet
Under the direction of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and Gedrak Rinpoche, you can help support the expenses for over 100 young Lamas studying at the Dzogchen Monastery School ($360 USD annually per lama, $30 USD per month). Over the past few years, this project has supported over 300 lamas in their studies at Dzogchen Shri Singha University and Dzogchen Monastery School. Read more about the Holy Dzogchen Area.
Sponsorship of Retreat Practitioners in Tibet
Under the direction of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and the care of Padma Chopal and Tsultrim Gyaltso you can help support 25 retreat practitioners in the Dzogchen Mountain Caves ($30 USD per individual per month). Over the last seven years this project has served over 200 retreatants. Read more about the Holy Dzogchen Area.
Sponsorship of Rock Carving Dharma Texts in Tibet
Under the direction of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and Rigdzin Tharshin Rinpoche, your donation can help support the annual living expenses for approximately 100 Tibetan rock sculptors, each spending more than 8 hours per day sculpting in rock the 108 volumes of original Buddhist texts (Tripitaka) for world peace, $80,000 USD (approximately $800 USD per year per artist). So far 20 books have been completed. Read more about the Holy Dzogchen Area.
Donation to Nepal Dharma Project
- Under the direction of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche, Gedrak Rinpoche, and Lama Kunzang Sodchok, you can help support the annual expenses for the Dzogchen Shri Singha Dharma Center in Nepal ($10,000 USD annual budget).
- Also you can help support 10 retreat practitioners in Nepal ($30 USD per individual per month). Learn more about our project to build The Dzogchen Shri Singha Retreat Institute.
Donation to India Dharma Project
- Under the direction of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and Princess Ling Tsang, you can help support up to 16 retreat practitioners ($30 USD per individual per month).
- To support the Dzogchen Shri Singha Retreat Center, the construction expenses for the International Dzogchen Shri Singha Buddhist Retreat Institute (India), of a temple, kitchen and 17 more rooms with bathing facilities in each room, total cost $75,000 USD.
I. Merit of Offering to Buddha
Buddha statues for International Dzogchen Shri Singha Buddhist Retreat Institute in Nepal and for the Dzogchen Retreat Center in India. Cost $24,000 USD. (All statues are to be hand made by master craftsmen in Nepal.)
II. Merit of Offering to Dharma
The total cost for the 21 sets of the 108 volumes of original Buddhist texts (Tripitaka) one set per center in all Shri Singha International Buddhist Centers is $42,000 USD ($2,000 USD per center).
III. Merit of Offering to Sangha
In Nepal and India, we intend to build stupas at the Buddhist Institute and Retreat Center. Each 5 meter tall stupa will cost $20,000 USD. Two have been built so far. Each of the eight 3 meter tall stupas will cost $10,000 USD.
Support for Dzogchen Buddhist Retreat Center in America
We are seeking land and sponsorship in our efforts to develop a retreat center in North America. Whoever feels a karmic connection with the Dzogchen Lineage should please contact us to discuss how your generous patronage can benefit many sentient beings. Learn more about sponsoring our International Dharma Projects.