Building Projects

Building Projects at the Garchen Buddhist Institute:
Watch our progress!


Join us in fulfilling H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s wish! While we remain closed the construction projects are progressing and we continue to invite you to help complete Rinpoche’s vision for the future of the Institute.

Since H.E. Garchen Rinpoche is residing full time at the Garchen Buddhist Institute now,  he wishes to expand the infrastructure of the Institute to better meet your needs. This is a precious opportunity to contribute to these greatly needed new buildings. Because of your generosity more people will be able to experience the inconceivable benefits of the Dharma and the extraordinary blessings of this sacred place.


  • Guest Accommodations / Office / Bookstore
  • Lhundrup Yongkham – Spontaneous Gathering Place (Named by Garchen Rinpoche) –Multi Purpose: 2nd Temple / Guest Accommodations / Yoga Studio/ Guest Luggage Storage/ Guest and Staff Bath/ Garchen Rinpoche’s room
  • Covered Walkway
  • Bathouse Renovation
  • Solar Systems / Carport
  • Water Tanks
  • Paving Road

Due to the extraordinary generosity of many sponsors and donations from the worldwide sangha we are well into this massive building project! The first covered walkway and sidewalk expansion has been completed. The construction on the new guest rooms/ office/bookstore building scheduled to be complete in March 2021.   The Spontaneous Gathering Place – multi purpose building should be complete by September 2021.  The renovation of the bathhouse begins in March 2021. The paving of our driveway road is underway and should be completed in by this summer.

We have a great team of highly skilled architects, engineers and contractors that are working hard to make our dreams manifest.

ALL DONATIONS are greatly appreciated and needed to complete this meritorious opportunity!

Please help us fulfill H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s wishes.

Donate on PAYPAL to support H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s vision for the future. 




Building Project Estimated Costs $1,945,000 

Funds Raised $1,629,133 

Funds Needed $ 315,387 


Road Cost $411,112 

Road Fund Goal Reached! 

Send check donations to:  Garchen Buddhist Institute, PO Box 4318, Chino Valley AZ 86323 USA 

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