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Once again, the Pema Chödrön Foundation has stepped forward to help Surmang. In combination with two anonymous donors, they have generously given $147,000 and challenged the sangha by offering to match 1:1 donations toward the 2018 fundraising campaign. The Matching Grant Campaign is designed to: • support the growth of

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Total donations received in 2016 were approximately $42,000. Continuing support was provided in 2016 for the children’s educational program at Surmang and also educational programs at Wenchen and Kyere, representing about one-third of total expenditures. Support was provided for ongoing construction at the Surmang shedra (school) and for the rebuilding

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Many centuries ago, the land for Surmang Dutsi Til monastery in eastern Tibet was donated by a local landowner, Adro Shelubum. He and his heirs also gave his castle, situated at a very special location, the top of the “hill of amrita” (dutsi til) on the monastery grounds. Ever since,