Wheel of Dhamma
Dhamma Passaddhi
Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana, Australia

Offering courses in Vipassana Meditation in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin as taught by S.N. GOENKA

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Donations and loan information

This information is for old students, that is, those who have completed at least one 10-day course with SN Goenka or one of his assistant teachers.

How to donate

There are a number of ways to donate to Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana (Dhamma Passaddhi):

  • Credit/debit card (online) - one-off or monthly donations can be made via the following link:
  • Pledges - for regular donations to cover ongoing costs such as interest payments and maintenance, submit your details via the online pledge form.

  • Direct deposit
    • General Fund
      Account name: Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana
      BSB: 124 001
      Account number: 20920066
    • Building Fund
      Account name: Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana
      BSB: 124 001
      Account number: 20989218

    See below for an explanation of how the two funds differ.

    Bank details for transfer from OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA
    Financial Institute Name Bank of Queensland Ltd
    Financial Institute Code BQL
    Bank address 100 Skyring Terrace
    City/Suburb/Town Newstead
    State QLD
    Postcode 4006

    For international online funds transfer please check in your country for the most suitable platform.
  • Cheque or money order - mail a cheque or money order for 'Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana' to PO Box 1 Ocean Shores NSW 2483. Specify whether the donation is for the centre's general fund or building fund.

  • Loans - interest-free or low-interest loans can be made to the centre. These loans usually support the building program at the centre or can be used to offset existing loan interest costs. Please use the online pledge form to submit the details of your loan offer. For more information about options, terms and conditions, contact the treasurer at treasurer@passaddhi.org.

  • Charitable bequest - you can make a donation to the centre in your will. Contact the treasurer for more information.
  • Contact
    If you have any queries about donations or centre finances, please contact:
    The Treasurer
    Northern Rivers Gold Coast Vipassana
    PO Box 1
    Ocean Shores NSW 2483
    +61 429 513 361 or +61 466 311 001
    Email: treasurer@passaddhi.org

    NOTE: Donations can be made to the General Fund or the Building Fund. The General Fund is the default fund which covers most of the operating costs of the centre, including course expenses. The Building Fund is used to fund new buildings and for building maintenance. Donations to the Building Fund are tax-deductible for the donor for Australian income tax purposes.

    May all beings benefit from Dhamma