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Giving to Padmaloka in your will

We are sure to die; we cannot avoid death. But we can make provisions for what happens after. By writing your will and planning for your death, you can continue giving the Dharma after your die.

Padmaloka's Vision

The creation of the best possible conditions to support men to Go for Refuge to the Three Jewels – that is the legacy that the Padmaloka community strives for.

In 2026, Padmaloka will turn 50. What about the next 50 years? What about the next 500 years? How could the men’s wing of the movement and order grow and develop through a growing and developing Padmaloka?

The memory and inspiration of Bhante are very much alive now. But what will happen when all those who had personal contact with him are gone?

Great Buddhist traditions such as those found in India came and went and only recently is Buddhism experiencing a revival. Our movement is very much in its infancy. Unless we nourish what we already have, it could so easily fade into history.We have inherited the greatest of treasures with which we can transform ourselves and the world. To make this treasure available to more and more people, we need your help, we need you to become a part of Padmaloka’s legacy.

“I am sure to become old; I cannot avoid ageing. I am sure to become ill; I cannot avoid illness. I am sure to die; I cannot avoid death. I must be separated and parted from all that is dear and beloved to me. I am the owner of my actions, heir of my actions, actions are the womb from which I have sprung…”
Five Contemplations for Everyone, Upajjhatthana Sutta, AN 5.57

Leaving Padmaloka in your will

Gifts in wills are making a difference to Triratna right now. The rebuilding of Vajrasana, and the founding of the Abhayaratna Trust are two examples, that were made possible by gifts in wills.

We are asking you to leave a percentage of your estate to Padmaloka in your will, because this money will make Padmaloka’s future development possible. The higher the percentage, the more possibilities it creates.

We want you to be a part of a legacy that will enable men to keep committing themselves wholeheartedly to the Dharma life for decades and centuries to come. Will you join us in this effort?

How to put Padmaloka in your will

If you want to leave a gift to Padmaloka in your will, we suggest that you give a percentage of your estate. Here are two ways you could write your will.

Use Padmaloka’s free online will-writing service

We have partnered with FreeWills.co.uk to offer you a free will-writing service online. If you have a simple estate in England or Wales this is a quick, cost-effective, and reliable option which can be completed in as little as 30 minutes.

‍During the process you’ll get the option to include Padmaloka in your will. You can do this by following this link.

Explore will-writing services with a trusted professional

If you have a more complicated estate or you simply want to talk about your will with someone face to face, you can appeal to a solicitor or will writer like Satyadasa at Greengate Wills. He is a professional will-writer based in London, connected to the London Buddhist Centre.

There are plenty more trusted will writers who are members of The Society of Will Writers or The Institute of Professional Will Writers.

We understand that your will is a private matter, however, if you do decide to name Padmaloka in your will, it would be really helpful for us if you could let us know. Anything you share with us will be kept confidential.

Need to talk to someone?

Maitripa is your point of contact for wills at Padmaloka. Please get in touch if you want to have a chat or if you would like more information about leaving a gift in your will to Padmaloka.

Inspiring Legacies: Stories of Generosity

When I was writing my will it seemed clear that I wanted to give my money to what is of the greatest value. I feel the Dharma is of the greatest benefit and Padmaloka is, in my experience, a mythic place of bringing forth the Dharma into the world.

Sheffield Buddhist Centre

It’s been said that Padmaloka is one of our few examples of people living a near-monastic life together: dedicating significant parts of their life to deepening practice, demonstrating Kalyana Mitrata and the Bodhisattva Ideal. I don’t want anyone living at Padmaloka to have to worry about the money needed to run the place.

London Buddhist Centre

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