ABOUT US

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.

CONTACT

PO Box 46898 STN.D. 

Vancouver, BC  V6J 5M4  CANADA

 

nbfcanada@yahoo.ca

Charity Number: 891225211RR0001

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September 30, 2019

This year, the 45 day Yarne retreat was held from August 15 through September 30 at Tara Abbey, Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery, and Vajra Vidya Institute. The annual summer retreat, often referred to as the ‘rains retreat,’ is a tradition dating back to the time of th...

September 29, 2019

Two Senior nuns from Thrangu Tara Abbey have recently been recognized for their leadership capacity:

Ani Tsultrim was requested to be an Umdze (Chant Master) for the North American Kagyu Monlam which took place this summer at Thrangu Monastery in Vancouver, Canada


 

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June 17, 2019

A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) refresher training was recently conducted at Tara Abbey and Namo Buddha. The monks and nuns are very committed to this knowledge and ability to provide emergency service to the community.

June 17, 2019

Thanks to generous donors, a new temporary dorm has been built near the kitchen and garden at Tara Abbey ~ a welcome relief to over crowded living spaces. Since the shedra students returned from Lumbini, the nuns have been sleeping 4 or 5 in rooms built for 2!

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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...

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