Namo Buddha Foundation is a Canadian registered charitable organization (891225211RR0001) founded by Thrangu Rinpoche to provide food, clothing, medical care and education to the poor children of the Himalayan region, and to support nunneries, monasteries, schools, free clinics, retreat centres and monastic colleges in Nepal and India.


PO Box 46898 STN.D. 

Vancouver, BC  V6J 5M4  CANADA



Charity Number: 891225211RR0001

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April 20, 2019

We are delighted to present you with stories from some of our 2018 SMD graduates who have been giving a year of service before continuing their education. These students have served at various sites - Tara Abbey, SMD Branch School and Nar Gompa. They all have expressed...

December 17, 2017

Young monks beginning their education at the SMD Branch School in Nepal and at the Vajra Vidya Institute in India urgently need support for food, medicine and clothing. The estimated cost to board and educate the young boys is $580 per year.

Currently we also have...

December 13, 2017

Thrangu Tsedrup Puja and Long Life Empowerment was held at Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery in Namo Buddha from November 4th to 10th. This particular long life puja and lama dance is a tradition originating from Thrangu monastery in Tibet.

During the time of the 14th Kar...

October 2, 2017

The monastic college for higher Buddhist studies (shedra) is a seven-year program. Shedra students investigate the five major texts, which cover logic and dialectics, Madhyamaka (the Middle Way philosophy), the Vinaya (monastic discipline), the Abhidharma (higher knowl...

October 1, 2017

Have you ever wondered about the monks and nuns who have returned to lay life? You may be interested to know that they remain devoted to the abbey, the monastery, the ordained sangha and, of course, to Thrangu Rinpoche.

Some of the young men and women have stayed in Nep...

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