Over the years, people have been involved with Aloka Vihara in a wide variety of ways.

Whether it’s by coordinating a fundraising event, sitting on the Saranaloka Board, serving as manager or steward at the monastery or donating food and other material support, each person’s contributions are a vital part of sustaining and growing the monastery.

Read stories about three ‘friends’ who have supported Aloka Vihara in many ways:
Jill Boone: This Is Not How We Do Things In America!
Mindy Zlotnick: Portrait of a Volunteer
Maria Torres: Home … It’s a Complicated Place

Let us know if you’d like to add yours!

Heartfelt thanks to Margo Mallar who wrote most of the stories here.