Members and Benefactors

Your Membership Powers Global Spiritual Growth!

At The Buddhist Center, we’re not just a community—we’re a family dedicated to spreading peace and wisdom worldwide. As a non-profit organization fueled by the generosity of individuals like you, we thrive on your support to keep our mission alive.

By becoming a member or benefactor of The Buddhist Center, you help us to fulfill our mission of building bridges between the authentic Tibetan Buddhist tradition and Western culture by using modern, innovative methods and technology to communicate Dharma and to reach people of all ages and backgrounds.

Join our family today!


With a minimum monthly membership donation of just $50, you become an integral part of our mission: ensuring our lights stay on, our programs flourish, and our faculty and staff are fairly compensated. But that’s not all. Here’s how you will benefit:

  • Access all program offerings: Dive into a world of daily guided meditations, enriching courses, and vibrant events—all included with your membership.
  • Priority access: Secure your spot at sold-out events and be the first to experience our newest programs.
  • Exclusive events: Enjoy member-only gatherings both online and in person, fostering deeper connections within our community.
  • Personal well-being: Receive special pujas dedicated to your health and happiness, alongside our volunteers and fellow benefactors.
  • Freedom to choose: Your membership is flexible. You’re free to cancel anytime. No questions asked.

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Please email people_care@tnlsf.org if you have questions about membership or


Elevate your impact by becoming a benefactor with an annual donation of $2,400 or more. Your generosity not only sustains our Dharma programs, but also fuels our growth and development, allowing us to reach even more sentient beings.

Perks of Being a Benefactor

In addition to all membership benefits, you’ll enjoy:

    • Exclusive privileges: Gain personal invitations to special events and private audiences with our esteemed teachers.
    • Reservations: Enjoy reserved seating and parking at all our events, ensuring a seamless experience.
    • Pujas: Your name will be honored in special pujas dedicated to your well-being, with opportunities to sponsor meaningful projects.
    • Direct impact: Provide valuable feedback and suggestions, shaping the future of our center and its endeavors.

    I'm ready to become a benefactor!

    Please email director@tnlsf.org or book a video meeting to get more details.


    We offer over 1,300 hours of meditations, classes, and workshops per year, ranging from beginner to advanced programs.

    More than 500 students around the world join us in-person and via Zoom every year.