Donate to the Shambhala Archives

Support our efforts to restore, protect, and disseminate the Shambhala dharma

Every gift goes directly to Shambhala Archives

Cheques may be made out to Shambhala, with “Archives” in the memo and sent directly to:

5121 Sackville Street, Suite 601

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 1K1


Our Projects for 2017

Digitization of Video Recordings

Finishing up digitization for Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: We hope to complete the digitization of the VHS tapes this summer, 2017! This is a big milestone for us, and we are working hard to meet this deadline.

Renovations and Flood Repair

There are some particular repairs, renovations, and systems upgrades we need to make in order to prepare for the next ten years at Tower Road. Here are a few of the major priorities.

New Purchases
  • New Shelving = $800
  • Information Technology/Capacity to store data = $5,000 per year for hardware, new equipment, and data management software

Environmental Improvements
  • Upgrades must be made to the physical space in order to prepare for the next 10 years:

    • Building Assessment = $2,500

    • New Flooring in our workroom = Total:  $4772.50   

    • Reliable air conditioning system for the Ladrang (still assessing price options)

    • Training new staff

    • Environmental Monitoring System verified for accuracy

      •   emergency system (disaster preparedness plan)

      •   flood warning and prevention

      •   Fire alarms replacement

      •   Ladrang waterproofing

Every gift goes directly to Shambhala Archives

Making a Charitable Bequest

There are several ways to include the Shambhala Archives in your planned giving

Cash Bequest

  • Shambhala Archives receives a specific dollar amount

Bequest of Property

  • Shambhala Archives receives specific assets, such as securities, an interest in real estate (such as a residence), or tangible personal property (e.g., works of art, antiques, relics)

Residuary Bequest

  • Shambhala Archives receives all or a percentage of the remainder of the estate after the payment of any specific bequests and all estate-related expenses.

Contingent Bequest

  • Shambhala Archives is given a bequest only in the event of the death of other beneficiaries.

For information about leaving a bequest to the Shambhala Archives, please contact Ryan Watson, Director of Finance, at [email protected]. Any other donation questions can be directed to [email protected].