Financial Commitment

Magyu Financial Commitment

Upon acceptance into this program, the financial commitment includes: 


  • Becoming a Sustaining Sangha member at $30/month Friend of Tara Mandala level or higher. is also required. Membership offers an assortment of benefits including: 5% discount on one retreat annually, 5% discount in the Dakini Store, access to special content including teachings by Lama Tsultrim, and much more. Higher levels of support have additional benefits.
    • This monthly donation to Tara Mandala supports our year-round programming and activities. It is tax deductible according to US tax laws. Please confirm this yourself with tax laws of other countries.
    • Students under 25 years of age may sign up at $15 per month until they are over 25, at which point they will be asked to increase their donation to $30 or higher per month.
    • For those over the age of 65 who are living on a fixed income, you may be eligible for the $15 per month level. However, if you have the capacity to give at a $30+ level, we strongly encourage you to do so as these donations are crucial for covering our operational needs.
    • If you are under 25 or over 65 and have financial need that prohibits your fulfillment of this requirement, please fill out a financial aid form and we will consider your situation individually.
  • Payment of an annual administrative fee of $350 and after being formally accepted into the program. This amount will be charged to your account annually. This fee covers administrative costs, translation of relevant texts, text editing and preparation, webcast administration and group oversight.
    • If you are a member in another long term program through Tara Mandala (Ösel Nyingtig or Gateway), please know that you will be charged a combined fee of $500 for both programs starting at the time that you are accepted to the Magyu program (this reflects a $200 discount for being part of both lineages).
  • You will be asked to offer Dana to teachers as well as your personal Kalyanamitra in gratitude for teachings and guidance.

Click here to become a Sustaining Sangha Member »

Click here to pay your annual program fee »

Participation in this program includes:


  • Lama Tsultrim and Dorje Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam will offer bi-monthly sessions for support during the year.
  • Scheduled group practice sessions throughout the year with senior practitioners.
  • Access to a members-only Tara Mandala Network space with important supplementary material.
  • One-on-one support provided as needed, via email or video phone calls.


Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for those in need for Magyu Program retreats as well as the Magyu Program Annual Fee. Click on the link below to apply.

Please note that the Sustaining Sangha membership requirement is not applicable for financial assistance.

Click here for the Financial Assistance Application »

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