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Ways to support us

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) religious organization.  Your generous donation is tax deductible and will help us serve the community better.  Thank you for your support.

On Line

By credit card or a PayPal account. Simply use the function above.

Personal Check

Write a check payable to “Buddha Jewel Monastery ”and postal-mail it to the monastery at 17418 8th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155.  You may also give it in person at the monastery. Either way, a receipt will be mailed or handed to you promptly.

By Bill Pay

A convenient way to make donations is using your bank’s online banking “Bill Pay” service. Add “Buddha Jewel Monastery” as a payee, enter the aforementioned mailing address, and schedule the payment. You can set up an automatic recurring payment plan or one-time only. Include a note/memo where possible that this is a donation.  Online Bill Pay is usually free to the bank’s customers and also free to the recipient of the funds. This means the monastery will receive 100% of the amount you donate without handling fees.

Help build a buddhist monastery

To provide a serene and safe environment for all comers, a spiritual home of peace and enlightenment 

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Turn the Dharma Wheel

The Lotus Sutra says, “If one builds stupas, temples, and statues, it is as if one is seeing countless Buddhas.  One will attain supreme enlightenment, liberating countless sentient beings.”

The Existing Building

The existing building is an old church from the 1950s, the site covering approximately 97,000 square feet and the two story building is approximately 25,000 square feet total.

The Renovation Includes...

The renovation includes various spaces such as Main Lobby, Meditation hall, lecture hall, Dining hall, Conference  room, library, children’s room, etc., and entails optimization of all hardware to meet the current  functional needs and code requirements, such as high ceilings, comprehensive upgrades of mechanical, plumbing and electrical system and equipment, barrier-free facilities, addition of a new elevator and new landscapeping, etc.

Our Goal...

Our goal is to transform the existing church space into an environment suitable for meditation and the study of Buddhism. In order to give back to the community, Buddha Jewel also actively cooperates with the Shoreline City government on the street improvement as well as environmental conservation in line with altruistic principle supported by Dharma teaching, “benefit self also benefit others”. 

Turn the Dharma Wheel

Help Build A Buddhist Monastery

The Lotus Sutra says, “If one builds stupas, temples, and statues, it is as if one is seeing countless Buddhas.  One will attain supreme enlightenment, liberating countless sentient beings. ”

We are now renovating the New Buddha Jewel so that we can provide a better environment for more people who wish to come and learn.  We invite all of you to support this effort and make a difference.  Contributing to the building or remodeling of a monastery allows more people to learn from the Three Jewels; it benefits others and increases our merits at the same time. You are always welcome to make a free will donation.  

Support Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha

With a respectful mind, we practice Dana (Giving) and making offerings to establish monasteries and support the Three Jewels (Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha) to propagate the Dharma. Thus we help others to associate with the Three Jewels, understand the Truth, eradicate afflictions, and perfect blessings and wisdom. The merits of enhancing the spiritual life of sentient beings surpass the value of offering material goods.

The blessings and merits are inconceivable

The Sutra says, “With one act of dana, we will reap ten thousand-fold.”   The blessings and merits from building a monastery are inconceivable.  Please join us in supporting the renovation of Buddha Jewel Monastery — a spiritual home of peace and enlightenment.