Namdroling Tibetan Buddhist Center
Namdroling Tibetan Buddhist Center in Bozeman, Montana is dedicated to the Palyul tradition of Vajrayana Nyingma Tibetan Buddhism. Namdroling’s guiding principle is that of Bodhicitta, or loving kindness and concern for others, as we realize that self-liberation is gained by bringing benefit to all living beings. Our aspiration is to nurture and strengthen our community by studying, practicing, and living the Dharma, and helping the greater community through acts of service and by sharing the Dharma with all who are interested.Learn More
Participate For Items Donated From Our Precious Teachers And Help Our Center Thrive!One Hundred Deity Torma and Shakyamuni BuddhaThangka Fundraisers
One Hundred Deity Torma, “Lhagya Torchik,” Raffle
Blessed by His Holiness Karma Kuchen Rinpoche, this is a single Torma which represents all of the 100 Deities. This beautiful Torma symbolizes the blazing precious gem surrounded by lotus petals, encompassing the Guru, Meditational Deities, and Dakini; the protectors, wealth deities, the worldly deities. Its base is stacked like Mount Meru. This Torma was donated by His Holiness Karma Kuchen Rinpoche as a fundraiser for our center. A Namdroling student kindly offered $300 for this torma, then gave it back to Namdroling to auction as a fundraiser. The raffle ends on Dakini Day, Yumka, April 21, 2017.
Raffle tickets for this Torma available for $20, and you can buy as many tickets as you like. Four ways to buy tickets are listed below.
Donations for/or purchase of Shakyamuni Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) Thangka
Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche donated this beautiful thangka of Shakyamuni Buddha (a hanging painting on textile) as a fundraiser for our Temple. If you would like to purchase the thangka, we ask that you offer $300 or more by Dakini Day, Yumka, April 21, 2017.
As another option, two students have offered $200 toward the thangka so that it might hang in our Temple. If you would like match any amount toward the $300 goal, see the ways of donating below.
You can buy a ticket or make thangka purchase/donation several ways:
- At the Temple—For the raffle, in the community room is a box with raffle tickets to fill out. Put your money in an envelope labelled “Torma tickets” and put envelope in donation box by Temple door. Fill out your raffle tickets and put them in the raffle ticket box. —For the thangka, put your donation in an envelope marked “thangka” and put it in the donation box. If you want to purchase the thangka, write, “thangka purchase” on the envelope.
- At our website www.namdrolingmt.net, on the home page click on “Donate/Become a Sponsor” tab at the top. This will take you to the “Donate to our center” page, then scroll down to the section that reads “Sponsorship Levels,” then click the button that simple says, “DONATE.” You can use PayPal or credit card. Shoot us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org letting us know that your donation is for the torma raffle, for the purchase of the thangka, or toward the thangka in the Temple.
- If you prefer to use credit card directly with us, call Victoria at 406-333-2688 and leave a message that you would like to buy a raffle ticket, purchase the thangka, or donate toward the thangka. Victoria will call you back for your credit information. Call by Friday, April 19, 2017.
- You can mail your check for $20, or multiples of $20. You can mail a check toward the thangka for the Temple, or a check for $300 or more to purchase the thangka. Add a note explaining what the check is for, and mail to Namdroling, PO Box 10807, Bozeman, MT 59719.
Email, write, or call by Friday, April 19, 2017, and we will fill out raffle tickets for you.
Namdroling is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported totally by donations and fundraising.
Benefits for these fundraisers go directly toward supporting our Temple.
We will continue regular practices every Sunday and then on the Tibetan auspicious days as noted on our calendar. We also hold an open meditation group on Thursday evenings. Please see our calendar for more information.