Become a Member

Become a member to attend unlimited meditation classes

The Center depends on the generous contributions of its local members and volunteers. Your membership will help the Center continue to provide a variety of meditation classes to people in Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria.

If you are interested in supporting the Center and attending classes regularly, you are invited to become a member of Mahakankala Buddhist Center.

You can join online by clicking the “Donate” button below. To set up a monthly donation, simply enter the dollar amount of your chosen membership level and check the recurring payment box. You can pay by credit card or by using your PayPal account.




Monthly supporting membership: $50 per month includes free admission to unlimited regular weekly meditation classes, lunchtime meditations and chanted meditations at Mahakankala Buddhist Center and its branches. (Admission to events such as retreats, special day courses, empowerments and fundraisers is not included in the monthly supporting membership.)

NKT Foundation Program (FP) membership: $75 per month includes free admission to unlimited meditation classes, Foundation Program classes, and special day courses at the Center and its branches. (Admission to events such as empowerments, certain retreats, and fundraisers is not included in the FP membership.)

Monthly benefactor membership: $100 (or more) per month includes free admission to unlimited meditation classes, Foundation Program classes, retreats, and special day courses at the Center and its branches. (Admission to events such as empowerments, retreats held at other venues, and fundraisers is not included in the benefactor membership.)

If you would prefer to pay in person, please call, email or visit the Center.

Phone: (805) 563-6000

Email: info@meditationinsantabarbara.org

Address: Mahakankala Buddhist Center, 500 Brinkerhoff Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93101