Click here to make an online donation via Paypal or Amazon Smile.

To make a cash or check donation, pick up an envelope on the lectern near the hondo entrance. You can leave your donation with any temple administrator. You may also mail your contributions to:

The Buddhist Temple of Chicago
1151 W. Leland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

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Become a Member

You can become a member the traditional way, by filling out a paper form and bringing it in on your next visit or dropping it in the mail.  Or you can become a member the new-fangled way, by using our secure online form.  Either way, we welcome you to our sangha!

For a limited time, throw in an additional donation of any amount when you submit your membership and receive a commemorative pin.  (Please come into the temple to pick up your pin.)