Wheel of Dhamma
Vipassana Meditation
South Australia
Dhamma Ujjala

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

Courses are run solely on a donation basis. There are no charges for the courses, not even to cover the cost of food and accommodation. All expenses are met by donations. Neither the Teacher nor the assistant teachers receive remuneration; they and those who organise the courses volunteer their time.

Donations to the Building Fund for contributions to school buildings have deductible gift recipient status. Any gift or donation over $2 is tax deductible. Donations to the General Fund for contributions to general expenses are NOT tax deductible.

We welcome and invite donations from old students as well as from members of the general public.

There are a number of ways to donate to Vipassana Meditation South Australia (Dhamma Ujjala):

  • 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: SA Vipassana Meditation Assoc INC
      BSB: 633 000
      Account number: 131533358
    • Building Fund
      Account name: SA Vipassana Meditation Assoc INC
      BSB: 633 000
      Account number: 133259838

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

    Bank details for transfer from OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA
    Financial Institute Name Bendigo Bank Ltd
    Financial Institute Code BBL
    Bank address Level 2, Fountain Court
    City/Suburb/Town Bendigo
    State VIC
    Postcode 3550

    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 'SA Vipassana Meditation Association' to Lot 52, Emu Flat Road, Clare SA 5453. 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.

  • 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
    SA Vipassana Meditation Association
    Lot 52 Emu Flat Road
    Clare SA 5453
    +61 8 8255 4837 or +61 422 646 292
    Email: dufinance17@gmail.com

    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. Please provide your mailing address if you would like a printed receipt.

    Please provide your mailing address if you would like a printed receipt.

    May all beings benefit from Dhamma