Ngedon Palbar Ling Retreat Centre
Retreatants usually require financial sponsorship to cover the costs of food, electricity, gas, practice necessities such as Tsog offering and offering to visiting high Lamas who provide them with instructions. Most monks who wish to join the retreat have limited, if any, financial support from their own families. Shangpa Rinpoche thus plays a critical role in helping them look for sponsors so that they can concentrate on their retreats without having to worry over financial support.
It is said that,"Supporting a person in retreat is considered as meritorious as if you yourself are doing the retreat." Sponsoring a retreat lama is a meaningful way to practice generosity. It would help the retreatants in their practices, benefit the Sangha at large and ensures that the glorious and pure teachings of the Buddha and the unbroken lineage will continue to flourish in this degenerate time. Through it may all sentient beings be liberated. If you cannot go into retreat yourself, why not consider helping by:
1) Donating any amount towards supporting all the retreatants
2) Sponsoring the expenses of a particular monk in retreat for the period of 1 year or throughout the 3 years