Compassion in Action

ILoveNitarthaIt’s no secret that those who have experienced the unique rigour, profundity, preciousness, and power of Nitartha Institute end up falling in love with it!

Nitartha Institute is non-profit organization supported by dedicated sponsors and volunteers like you. Without our kind volunteers we would have never survived these 20 years! If you continue to feel a heart connection with the Institute, and happen to have some skills, time, and energy to share, we are always in need of volunteer support, and would love to have you as part of our volunteer team! Volunteers work in a variety of areas and typically commit to, on average, at least 1 hour per week for a length of one year between Summer Institutes.

Please contact us should you feel inspired to join us!

In your email please indicate what kind of skills you would like to offer, and any other pertinent information you’d like to share. Some areas where we could really use your support include: administration, finance/bookkeeping, outreach, communications, IT/web tech support, Audio/Video, fundraising, program coordination, event planning, transcribing, editing, proofreading, etc. We’re open to suggestions, so please contact us any time.

Thank you for your kind consideration and support!


Of the three types of generosity it is said that the gift of Dharma is supreme. Giving the Dharma is the kindest way to help others—a means to understand the mind and relieve suffering—establishing profound and long lasting happiness. Please help us make these precious Lineage teachings available to those who wish to connect with them!


Although the Institute strives to sustain all of our programs and projects through program revenue and volunteer labour alone, there are always projects that require additional fundraising efforts. How to donate? Click here.

Word-of-mouth is one of the best ways to expand awareness of Nitartha Institute. Through this grass-roots outreach method we hope to cultivate our natural connections, and natural timing, and peoples’ genuine interests in the Buddhadharma. If occasions arise, please talk about us!

Become a Nitartha Institute Ambassador! Ambassadors are former/current Buddhist Studies (Shedra) students, passionate about the Institute, and interested promoting what Nitartha Institute has to offer buddhist practitioners of every kind in general, and the buddhist scholastic world in particular. How to join? Click here.