Dear Supporters of Buddha Dhamma,
The popular Dhamma website damsara.org is dedicated propagating of Vipassana and Samatha meditation as taught by the Lord Buddha. As such Damsara helps to pass-on the Light of the Dhamma throughout the world!
You may share the cost of the maintenance of Damsara through a donation. Your support is valuable for our cause.
Please check below for donations.
How to Donate to Damsara
We have suggested below methods for overseas supporters to directly donate using Credit, Debit Cards or Bank transfers.
The donors from Sri Lanka can donate to the bank account directly from any Sri Lankan bank.
- Details of Damsara bank account. Name of the Bank: Sampath Bank Ltd
Name of the account: M. A. A. K. Manathunge
Address: # 125, Rampart Road, Ethul Kotte, Kotte, Sri Lanka
Account Number: 100150202366
Type of Account: Savings
SWIFT Code: BSAMLKLX
Address of the Branch: 001 City Branch, No. 55, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. Please click here to download a PDF of the bank details.
- For those Donors from Australia: We have found two methods through which it is possible to do either direct bank to bank or credit/debit card to bank account of Damsara. The first is well known Western Union Money Transfer. This could be done through the internet after logging on to the Australian website of Western Union. The default country set for sending money is India in the opening web page. Select Sri Lanka and follow up on the instructions. Here is the web page: Western Union Australia
The other method from Australia is to use Transferwise. It’s slightly cheaper than Western Union and both credit and debit cards could be used to send directly to Damsara account. Here is the web page of Transferwise: https://transferwise.com/#/b-transfer-map-light
- For those Donors from United Kingdom The best is to use Western Union, UK website. There are no transfer fees and the rates are quite good.Here again the default receiver country set up is India. Type Sri Lanka and also select ‘Bank Account’ for ‘How does the receiver want the money? Then you could select any payment methods you wish (Credit/Debit cards or bank transfer) and proceed by following instructions. Here is the UK. webpage of western Union: Western Union – United Kingdom
- For those Donors from USA The best is to use INSTAREM. Another is to use TransferWise. They give the best rates and lowest fees. You have to first register with these websites for sending the money. Here again all three choices of direct bank, debit/credit cards are available. Fill in the currency value in US$ and the receiver currency as LKR and proceed to pay directly to the Damsara bank account.
- For those Donors from Canada The best is to use TransferWise. You can do direct bank or credit/Debit card transfers at the lowest charge. Register at their website, amd follow the instructions to transfer directly to Damsara website. Here is the link to the Canadian web page for Sri Lankan money transfer: https://transferwise.com/ca/send-money/send-money-to-sri-lanka
- For those Donors from New Zealand The best is to use TransferWise. You can do direct bank or credit/Debit card transfers at the lowest charge. Register at their website, amd follow the instructions to transfer directly to Damsara website. Here is the link to the New Zealand web page for Sri Lankan money Transfer; https://transferwise.com/nz/send-money/send-money-to-sri-lanka
Kindly note that in Sri Lanka we cannot accept payments/funds through PayPal.