Generosity is a virtue, a source of merit, and instrumental in overcoming selfishness and attachment. It is the first of the six perfections, positive qualities practised by those seeking enlightenment. Generosity can be expressed in various ways, one of which is the gift of material things.

A non-profit organization and registered charity, the UK Dzogchen Community sustains all of its activities – practice retreats, courses, online events etc. – and the maintenance of its facilities, through membership fees and donations. Any contribution, however large or small, is much appreciated and will help to ensure the smooth running of the UK Dzogchen Community and its activities.


You can make a financial contribution to the UK Dzogchen Community
by direct bank transfer to:

Account name: The Dzogchen Community
Sort Code: 40 02 03
Account  Number: 01077384
International Bank Account Number (IBAN): GB44HBUK40020301077384

or by clicking this button:

For further details please contact our bookkeeper.

Gift Aid

When you make a payment to support the UK Dzogchen Community, please consider submitting a Gift Aid Declaration. This will boost your donation by 25p for every £1 you donate.


ASIA – Association for International Solidarity in Asia – is a charity created by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1988. It is a non-governmental organisation that works in Tibet, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Mongolia, and Sri Lanka to promote projects of local collaboration and long-distance adoptions. Since its founding, ASIA  has secured the right to study for more than 3,000 Tibetan children and has realized more than 200 humanitarian development and emergency aid projects.

To discover how you can help, please visit the ASIA website.

Thank you for your kindness and generosity!

The boon-granting gesture, or gesture of generosity (varada mudra)

The boon-granting gesture, or gesture of generosity (varada mudra)