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...

April 20, 2019

The management staff at Vajra Vidya Institute in Sarnath, India, have been beautifying the grounds and enhancing the landscaping all around the monastery. They have planted a small organic garden and have plans to keep improving the environment. The young monks help by...

December 1, 2018

SMD students are over half way through their school year, but many may not be able to continue their studies due to lack of sponsorship.  42 Boarding Students, 15 Day Students and 5 Senior Students are still without sponsors.  Due to this shortfall of sponsorship, fund...

December 1, 2018

Celebrations in honor of Thrangu Rinpoche’s 86th birthday were held at all the monasteries and at SMD Boarding School.  

At Vajra Vidya Institute in Sarnath, the morning began with a processional, followed by a mandala offering, morning puja and hearty debate....

August 28, 2018

The 2018 Yarne (rainy season/summer) retreat for Thrangu Monastery monks and nuns began on July 28th. The summer retreat is a tradition established by the Buddha, where monastics can gather for a month and a half to study and meditate. Special vows are taken and strict...

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