The USA national branch of Sakyadhita

International Association of Buddhist Women

For Buddhist Women in the U.S.A.

Encouraging Inclusion Across American Buddhisms

Membership in SUSA

Memberhips in SUSA

Opportunities of Membership


  • Network with Buddhist women and Buddhist women's communities across the U.S.
  • Help to support, develop and promote women teachers of the dharma
  • Promote Buddhist education for lay and monastic women
  • Help U.S. Buddhist women find opportunities and support for ordination
  • Participate in a skills bank through which Buddhist women can help one another
  • Support fundraising efforts to benefit the Projects of Sakyadhita International and Sakyadhita USA in the U.S. and in developing countries


Please join us in achieving Sakyadhita USA's objectives for Buddhist women of the United States and globally.


Membership and Donations


Annual General Membership


(Billed each year in January or July, following the anniversary month.)


$30 General Membership


$10 Nun/Student/Unemployed


If paying online for memberships, please use the Donate button to the right. If paying by check, see below for the mailing address.


Lifetime Membership


$500 Lifetime Membership


$150 Lifetime Membership (Nun/Student/Unemployed)


Consider buying a membership for a nun for only $10.




A donation in any amount will be gratefully received. Please consider making a monthly, quarterly or annual pledge, or a bequest to Sakyadhita USA. Use "Donate" button to make a donation online. At this time, your donation is not tax deductible.




For both Memberships and Donations, please download, print and fill out the Sakyadhita USA membership/donation form. If you include an email address, you will receive a confirmation, "welcome" and "thank you" by email.


Please make your check or money order payable to Sakyadhita/USA and mail to:


ATTN: Charlotte Collins, President

Sakyadhita USA

P.O. Box 1649

Ridgecrest, CA 93556


Please be aware that you are joining the Sakyadhita USA branch. If you wish instead to join Sakyadhita International, please visit that website at


Lifetime Membership

Gifts (not tax-deductible)

Sakyadhita USA

P. O. Box 1649

Ridgecrest, CA 93556