Your Support

Only with your support will it be possible to realize the visions of H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and H.E. Garchen Rinpoche.
Support for the Milarepa Retreat Center can take the form of a donation, a personal sponsorship or voluntary work.



In this spiritual location, people will have an opportunity to have profound meditative experiences that they can integrate into their daily practice, and thereby act for the benefit of all sentient beings. We need support from sponsors to enable us to continue these projects that are of such great value to all of us.

If you wish to become a sponsor of the Milarepa Retreat Center, you can help us by sharing in costs not covered by retreat and event fees by means of voluntary donations.
How can you support us?

Become a Milarepa Retreat Center Sponsor. Your yearly (or monthly) donation in the form of a standing money transfer order is invaluable. Each donation (even the smallest regular amount) is an important, very meritorious contribution towards helping people who seek an authentic retreat opportunity - a place for turning inwards, of stillness and reflection - and in doing so participating in the spiritual merit.


With an earmarked donation you support specific acquisitions.
Like the sponsors, you also contribute to supporting the Milarepa Retreat Center and establish a spiritual connection with the Lineage Transmission. In addition, in Tibet sponsors are traditionally mentioned by name during a monastic ceremony and included in the prayers, if desired.


  • Donations urgently needed for three new pantry kitchens: Following our patrons’ wishes, and in particular that of H.E. Garchen Rinpoche, who views this place as the site of intensive retreats, “a place where Mahamudra thrives,” we have furnished three rooms in the Milarepa House with pantry kitchens. With them, retreaters will be able to arrange their daily routine independently of Center mealtimes, cook for themselves and concentrate deeply on their practice. Together with our patrons, we would be very happy indeed if practitioners could make full use of this new option. The third room is to be finished at the end of April. Of course, all of this involved expenses. The Milarepa Center is therefore thankful for any and all donations. Many thanks in advance!
  • Urgent donation for Henrik Jensen ( Konchog Donden) needed. The monk, Konchok Donden still needs for his monthly retreat fee of this year € 3.300. H.E. Garchen Rinpoche always emphasizes that such Dharma events are a special opportunity to accumulate great merit, and that the accumulation of merit through donations is as great as attending the event itself. Every Donation is very welcome! PDF
  • For the Three Year retreat Project, in particular for the stays and travel expenses of high lamas and additional translators
  • For preservation and maintenance of the Center's infrastructure
  • For purchasing prayer flags
  • For prayers and retreats in support of the visions of H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and H.E. Garchen Rinpoche
  • For long-life pujas for The Drikung Kyagbon Chetsang and Garchen Rinpoche
  • For translation projects (teaching texts and sadhanas

Donations Account:

The banking details of the Milarepa Retreat Center (a project of the Garchen Foundation) are: 

Garchen Stiftung

Kreissparkasse Soltau

IBAN: DE79258516600055064091

Payment reference: (for instance) Donation for whatever you chose to support.

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