Ordination Useful Things

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With deep appreciation,
the items here are useful for the December 3rd Ordination. Some items may be loaned for the day. Some items may be useful beyond the date of the ordination.

May you have every good blessing.

Supporting Ordaining Sangha & Visiting Monastics

  • room dividers for monastery (contact monastery for type needed, contact info below)
  • transportation costs (financial donation to Dhammadharini Support Foundation here)
  • Repair of Springbar canvas tent, estimated at $180-$210 through Kirkham's Outdoor Products - provides additional sleeping space for guests at monastery (will also be used afterward at monastery and hermitage)

Supporting Monastery (ordination and beyond)

  • canopy (example)
  • plenty of single-ply or thin 2-ply toilet paper
  • bidet toilet attachment (1 needed) (example)
  • sohji screens to be used as room dividers to give sleeping spaces some privacy


  • instant coffee and black tea
  • cheese
  • pickled ginger
  • dark chocolate WITHOUT added nuts or fruits  [These are allowables:  dark chocolate, dark chocolate w/ sea salt,  w/ ginger, w/ mint, w/ caramel OK]
  • soymilk (aseptic box, needs no refrigeration)
  • unsweetened nut milk (aseptic box, needs no refrigeration)


  • peanut butter (with just nuts and salt as ingredients)
  • rice cakes (plain brown rice or wild rice)
  • millet
  • quinoa
  • nuts and seeds
  • tofu and tempeh


  • cold care teas - ex: Throat Coat, Gyspy Cold Care or other cold care tea
  • cold and flu care medicines - ex: cough expectorant
  • cold remedies - ex: Umcka, Samahan
  • cough drops
*Before donating larger items, please email us to discuss the specifications.
To contact Dhammadharini: 
Email: dhammadharini.monastery@gmail.com, phone: 707-583-9522 or 9523
Shipping Address:  Dhammadharini, 6791 Sturtevant Drive, Penngrove, CA 94951
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