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Membership

Membership in the Dzogchen Foundation is the bedrock of material support for the teacher, teachings and community. In the Buddhist tradition, supporting the teacher, teachings and community is considered virtuous — a timeless tradition of generosity reaching back to ancient times.

Membership in the Dzogchen Foundation supports our most important programs:

  • Management of our retreats, including community teaching events hosted throughout the country by our practice communities
  • Preservation of teachings through extensive efforts to record, transcribe, translate and archive Dzogchen teachings, materials and events.
  • Website, social and email communications, including Lama Surya’s weekly Words of Wisdom
  • Special events
  • Operating costs of the foundation

Benefits

Members receive access to an evolving collection of audio, video, transcripts, talks, publications from the Dzogchen Foundation, and teachings from the work and life of Lama Surya Das.  Membership is tax deductible.

Membership is required for advanced retreats.

Four Levels of Support

Friend
Our basic membership is an annual donation of $108. In appreciation, you will receive a link to a downloadable copy of three guided meditations, published by the Dzogchen Foundation.

Supporter
Annual donation of $350. In appreciation, you will receive a downloadable copy of the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattvas published by the Dzogchen Foundation as well as a downloadable copy of three guided meditations.

Donor
Annual donation of $500. In appreciation, you will receive a print copy of one of Lama Surya Das’ books.

Patron
Patrons provide substantial support to the Dzogchen Foundation and to Lama Surya Das. Patrons contribute annually at the level of $2,000 and above. In appreciation, you will receive a copy of a signed copy of one Lama Surya Das’ books.

New Members

The most efficient and cost effective way is to register your membership online. For more information on Dzogchen Center membership, please contact us

Existing Members

We appreciate your continued participation and contributions: