Upcoming Auspicious Days
Losar (Tibetan New Year)
Join us for the Create a Bridge of Light, to purify our negative karma and obstacles and accumulate merits for the new year.
Chötrul Düchen (Butter Lamp Festival)
*On auspicious days, merit from virtuous actions are multiplied by one hundred million.
Membership & Sponsorship
You can support Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling by becoming a member at the basic Membership level or as a Sponsor, by supporting our general fund, and/or by supporting our building fund. With your membership payments and sustained donations, Sakya Thupten Dhargye Ling will be able to continue bringing highly qualified teachers to Minnesota to provide authentic teachings and to serve spiritual needs of members and the wider community.
*We are a 501(c )(3) nonprofit organization; all contributions are tax deductible.
Create a Bridge of Light
You are invited to join us again in creating a Bridge of Light for purification and blessings as the current year ends and a new year begins. With your donation to Minnesota Sakya Center at whatever level you choose, the following Bridge of Light will be established during the 2019 Losar celebrations at the following locations: MN Sakya Center, Tsechen Kunchab Ling (NY), and Sakya Center (India). >> More information
Note: You may use the button above to sponsor lamps online. On the check-out page, please use the “dedication” space to provide names of those whom you wish to honor. Or, you may click here to use the form to provide the names of dedication. (Please sponsor lamps by Jan. 30th, 2019 to give us enough time to send the information to India by Losar.)
Membership—Levels & Benefits
Members offer annual dues of $35 per person or $55 per family. In appreciation, members receive the following benefits:
- Annual Member Appreciation Dinner
- Member Discount for Teachings
- Special annual member prayers by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin.
Sponsorship—Levels & Benefits
Sponsors offer a monthly pledge of $10 or more per month, or $120 or more per year. In appreciation, sponsors receive the following benefits:
- Special monthly prayers by the sanghas at Tsechen Kunchab Ling.
- All of the benefits of basic members.
Make a tax-deductible donation in support of Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling general activities or building fund. Your donation may include special dedication or aspiration language.