Sakya Nunnery is exempt from income tax under the Income Tax Act section 12A for donations received. It is also registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) for receiving contributions from abroad. Contributions can be made directly to the nunnery via bank wire transfer. Please note that we have separate bank accounts for international (foreign) donors and Indian citizen donors.

International donors

International donors who are foreign citizens or foreign organizations can donate to Sakya Nunnery by remitting the funds to the nunnery’s FCRA bank account and fill up the form.

Foreign Contribution Account for non-Indian citizen
Account: Sakya Nunnery
Account No: 40100570525
Bank: State Bank of India
New Delhi Main Branch,
N. D. Main Branch 11, Parliament Street,
New Delhi, NCT of Delhi 110 001,
Branch Code: 691
Branch phone: 23374002
FCRA Number: 347900089

Online donation

Donors who wish to donate online via Paypal or credit card can do so via Sachen Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which could provide tax receipt to USA tax payers. The Sachen Foundation supports monk and nuns, and Sakya nunnery is one of the institutions the Foundation supports. To go to Sachen Foundation donation page, click here. Use the one-time donation button. Once you have input the amount and logged into Paypal or chosen credit card, specify in the field which says "Add special instructions to the seller" that the donation is for Sakya nunnery as well as the purpose of the donation (such as specific prayer requests or charitable donation). If you make a recurring donation, please fill up the form on this page to let us know.

Indian Citizen donors

Indian citizens can donate to us by sending funds to the nunnery’s domestic IC account or send a cheque or bank draft to us (*Non-Indian citizens please use the nunnery’s FCRA account with the State Bank of India for donation). Please fill up the form and include your PAN number.

Domestic Account for Indian Citizen
Account: Sakya Nunnery
Account No: 18360110013281
Bank: UCO Bank
IFSC:  4CBA0001836
MICR:  248028004
Branch Address:  Sahastradhara Road, Dehradun

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