Donations

TrikaShala is the spiritual program of Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary, a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization. Our mission is to make ancient spiritual practices available to more people and to offer complementary programs to support the total well-being of body, mind, & spirit.

Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary was established in 2001 in West Berkeley. With the support of a growing community, the organization purchased its current building (Rudramandir) in January 2007 and began the task of remodeling the facility and creating a breadth of programs for the Bay Area community.

Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary administers its programs with the help of a very limited staff and volunteers. We need financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations in order to continue serving the community around us. Your tax-deductible donation will help us provide the services and programs that we are committed to offering. Specifically, we wish to raise funds to cover these needs:

  • Paying the annual interest on the note for the purchase of our building (Rudramandir).
  • Establishing a modest annual spiritual director’s salary for Swami Khecaranatha.
  • Translating ancient text on nondual Tantric  practices.
  • Beautifying the meditation hall.
  • Supporting the TrikaShala intensive and immersion scholarship fund.


You may also wish to view a Powerpoint presentation about our fundraising efforts, which includes “before” and “after” photos of Rudramandir.

Thank you in advance for your support.

  • How to Give Open or Close

    Donation On-Line:

    Use the PayPal Donate button below. (You can donate via PayPal without having a PayPal account).

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    Donation by Check:

    Please download this donation form, make check payable to “Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary” and deliver or mail to:

    Sacred Space Yoga Sanctuary
    830 Bancroft Way, #101
    Berkeley, CA 94710

     

    Donation by Credit Card: 

    Please call or visit our office (510-529-4173) to make a one-time donation or set up your monthly contribution.

     

    Corporate Matching Gifts:

    If the company you work for has a matching gift program, you may be able to increase the value of your donation. Even if you have made a donation recently or in this calendar year, your company may still be able to match it. Please check with your personnel department for the matching-gift form and send it in to Sacred Space to increase your donation.

    For further information about how you can help us, please download our Donation Letter.

    We Greatly Appreciate Your Support!

    Thank You for Making a One-Time or Monthly Contribution

  • Levels of Giving and Acknowledgment Open or Close

    Supporters will have the opportunity to place a private prayer or wish permanently installed in the entryway of the main sanctuary. These wish/prayers are inscribed on the back of a Wishing Stone (beautiful terazo tile) or a painting of an Apsara (angel) or Deity.

    Friends

    $100 - $250 Donors will receive an 8" x 8" Wishing Stone permanently placed on the wall of the sanctuary with their personal “wish/prayer” inscribed on the back.

    $251 - $750 Donors will receive an 8" x 12" Wishing Stone permanently placed on the wall of the sanctuary with their personal “wish/prayer” inscribed on the back.

    Benefactors

    $751 - $2,500 Donors will receive an 18" x 24" Apsara Painting permanently placed on the wall in the sanctuary with their personal “wish/prayer” inscribed on the back.

    $2,501 - $5,000 Donors will receive a 30" x 40" Deity Painting permanently placed on the wall in the sanctuary with their personal “wish/prayer” inscribed on the back.

    $5,001 + Donors will receive a 36" x 48" Deity Painting permanently placed on the wall in the sanctuary with their personal “wish/prayer” inscribed on the back.

    All paintings will be formally consecrated by Swami Khecaranatha before installation. If you make an annual pledge (paid monthly) the acknowledgment will be done at the end of the calendar year of your pledge. The wishing stone or painting will only be put up one time, even if you donate in subsequent years, unless you give us a wish for someone other than yourself.