Resources for those who wish to help with
the Yushu Jyekundo Earthquake Relief Effort
and the Relief Efforts at Thrangu Monastery
How to Help through Buddhist Practice

His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa has suggested that people recite The King of Aspiration Prayers: The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct. Kagyu Monasteries are also conducting pujas of Red Chenrezig Shaking Samsara from Its Depths and Purification Rituals.
In addition, many Thrangu Centers are holding special prayer services and pujas. Check the individual center’s websites
How to Make A Contribution to the Relief Effort
Several organizations have set up ways to make contributions to the general retreat efforts and also some specifically for Thrangu Monastery.
General Relief Efforts
Large NGOs such as the Red Cross should have ways to make contributions; please see their sites for details
The Yushu Earthquake Fund
This fund has a Facebook page at:
Relief for Thrangu Monastery
The Thrangu Earthquake Fund
Organized by Thrangu House, Oxford, U.K.
Accepts payment by cheque, bank draft, PayPal, and major credit cards.
Himalayan Children’s Fund
A US-based charity that supports Thrangu Monastery in Tibet as well as Thrangu Monastery in Nepal and related projects.
Accepts online donations.
The Vajra Vidya Foundation
A registered Canadian Charity for the Very Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche’s projects.
Accepts online donations.
Thrangu Dharma Society Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) at
Accepts donation by check or bank draft. See their website for details.