Become a Donor

Saraswati Bhawan is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit religious organization which is primarily supported by your donations.

Since we are a nonmember organization we do not receive dues, which insures a policy of openness to all interested parties and students. All funds are used solely for the fulfillment of our mission, to preserve the ancient Buddhist yogic tradition through our projects and activities. Since all board and staff members are volunteers, our administrative costs are very low.

We rely on your generosity to support the development of our projects, which include the P’hurba Peace Mandala, the Lama Dawa Memorial Stupa, translation of essential texts and the development and maintenance of the retreat center, P’hurba Thinley Ling, in Lansing, Iowa.

All donations are sincerely appreciated and are tax deductible. You may donate through PayPal or by sending s personal check.

To donate through PayPal, click here (please include a note as to what the donation is for):




To donate through personal check, please mail your check (made out to Saraswati Bhawan) to:
(please note new address):
Saraswati Bhawan
PO Box 172
Decorah, IA
52101-0172


Join the Vidyadhara’s Circle by become a monthly member. With Paypal, it is easy to set up a monthly payment plan. Monthly payments are essential for helping meet our ongoing operating expenses.


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Donations for Khandro Kunzang

Donations to Saraswati Bhawan do not support Khandro Kunzang. If you wish to offer a donation, payment or teacher’s gift directly to Khandro Kunzang, please send your donation to her PayPal account:


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or, mail your donation to her at:

Judith Hitt
1779 Views End Lane
Lansing, IA, 52151

Thank You to All Our Donors

With gratitude and appreciation we wish to thank you for your trust and commitment to our mission and projects. Your generosity accumulates great merit by accomplishing Dharma activities that serve beings now and for generations to come.

In recognition of our interdependent relationship with our sponsors, we want to acknowledge and thank you for your contributions both individually and publicly. If you prefer to remain anonymous as a donor, please let us know and we will respect your wishes.

May all beings benefit.

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