Help support the flow of generosity

Help support the flow of generosity

Thank you for your generosity

Dave talks dana

It is amazing that what you find here to support and inspire you only exists through the generosity of those who stepped through the doors before you.

Like you they didn’t pay for a class but donated to keep the doors open and the teachings flowing. Each revolutionary act of generosity helps build a deep trust in interconnectedness and depends on everyone who can, consciously choosing to act now and donating to maintain the precious life of this Centre. Without generosity this situation will cease to exist.

Please choose to donate now, for others around you, and for those yet to find these teachings and this community.

Suggestions donations. £15 per visit (waged) £7 per visit (unwaged)

Monthly direct debit. Regular donations are really helpful. They allow us to forward plan and budget effectively. Could you consider £60 if waged or £30 unwaged.

Donate via Paypal

with an optional ‘make this a monthly donation’ box to tick.

For UK taxpayers filling in a gift aid form means we can claim an extra 25% on your donation. 

Set Up a Direct Debit

£5 a month  £10 a month £15 a month  £20 a month

£25 a month  £30 a month £35 a month 

£40 a month   £50 a month £60 a month

£75 a month   £100 a month

If you’d like to donate an alternative amount or change your direct debit then contact

Make a One-Off Donation

Click an amount below to give a one-off donation and help us continue to run classes:

Give £1000    Give £500 Give £100   Give £75   Give £50 Give £25    Give £10    Give £5

For other amounts, please email and she will set it up for you.

Some of our regular donors say why they give:

“The insightful teachings, experienced guidance and warm-hearted community offered by the Bristol Buddhist Centre has become a cherished part of my life, and I am aware that this is only possible due to the generosity of all those taking part; I feel honoured to be a part of that.” Louis

“I give to the Buddhist Centre because I know that they give back an awful lot more, to me and to every other person who goes there, whether they attend regularly or just now and then. It’s not really possible to put a value on what the Centre provides; the friendships, the warm welcoming atmosphere, the teachers and, most importantly, the opportunities to discover the Buddhist teachings. I don’t think there is anywhere else like it in Bristol and I know whatever is happening out in the big, wide world, the Buddhist Centre has got my back. It’s a special place that we need to cherish look after.” Michael

“I like to give a regular donation to the centre as its been a significant part of my life and has changed me in ways I couldn’t have without it. I hope by continuing to support the centre in this way, it remains available to others who may have lost hope in life and they too find ways to transform and experience the joy felt in childhood once again”  Cari“I am giving to the Buddhist Centre at this time as it is such a valuable and rich resource and opportunity to connect in these very challenging times. For my self I believe building community and nurturing friendships are such a lifeline. I have especially appreciated being a part of sangha circle, relating in a real way and attempting to go beyond those views that can so get in the way of ‘ true relating’. ” Dharmamrta  

“I give to the Centre for two reasons: primarily it is to sustain the existence of a place of peace and security and opportunity  to develop as people, in a world of threatening circumstances and constant challenge.  My other reason is that I can receive the benefits of the place and the people and the learning opportunities to enable me to thrive.”  Daman

Bristol Buddhist Centre, 162 Gloucester Rd, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8NT

Triratna Buddhist Community in Bristol is a Registered Charity in England (900165).

Click here for Privacy Policy

Our Safeguarding Policies

copyright © 2023 Bristol Buddhist Centre

Our aim is to inspire a culture of generosity in the way we share Buddhist teachings. Therefore all our meditation and Buddhism activities are offered on a generosity basis – what you contribute is left to your generosity. You don't have to give anything if you don't want to or can't afford to, but we hope you'll be able to contribute appropriately so more people can benefit. To learn more see donate