The Mahakaruna Foundation


Individual Support



Mahakaruna Foundation supports men and women who are qualified needy practitioners, including monks, nuns, children and lay persons alike. Whether a one-time gift, or a pledge for monthly support, 100% of your offering reaches the person(s) or project(s) chosen, as our staff works as volunteers and absorbs all costs of administration. Individuals in Tibet, Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Sikkim require assistance.


All individuals selected for support by the Mahakaruna Foundation are carefully screened by Mahakaruna's director and associates in Asia, so as to ensure their need is genuine.


As little as US$20 a month supports the activities of accomplished teachers, nuns, lay persons or students, allowing them to continue their practices or studies. The Mahakaruna Foundation provides a wonderful opportunity to create tremendous benefit for others by sharing our personal good fortune. One-time gifts of any amount, as well as annual or longer-term sponsorships, are greatly needed and sincerely appreciated.


You can arrange payment by mailing a check or using our secure online payment system.

Checks should be made out to 'Mahakaruna Foundation'. Please include a note telling us to which program(s) you would like your offering applied and also all the relevant details.

Please mail to Mahakaruna Foundation, P.O. Box 83, Cazadero, CA 95421.

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Our secure online credit-card payment system charges us 3% per transaction amount. If you would like to help minimize these charges, please consider adding 3% onto your donation. All donations to Mahakaruna are fully tax-deductible. Thank you!





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