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Wonderwell Mountain Refuge is Natural Dharma Fellowship’s (NDF’s) retreat center and also hosts retreats of other groups committed to NDF’s mission and values.

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge came into being and flourishes only through generosity and openhearted giving by individuals like you. Retreat tuitions cannot fully cover Wonderwell’s ongoing operating budget. Funds are required for operating costs, completion of renovations, repairs, landscaping and to sustain the property, so that it may continue to host group and solo retreats years into the future.

Dāna is a Sanskrit word that means generosity. On the Mahayana Buddhist path, it is considered the first ‘perfection’ of the bodhisattva training, and the foundation of all qualities of a spiritual life. Considering the benefits we have received from the generous teaching and mentorship of our teachers, we have a wonderful opportunity to express our gratitude and support the continuation of the teachings.

Your offering of dāna pays forward the enjoyment you have received in this peaceful refuge. We thank the sangha for engaging in the joyful practice of giving. May all beings benefit!

Join Natural Dharma Fellowship

Become a dues-paying member of Natural Dharma Fellowship. Your membership dues help support NDF’s projects and allow for a discount on solo retreats and on Open Practice Weekends at Wonderwell (please check the calendar for scheduled Open Practice Weekends).  Membership also offers other benefits, including eligibility to serve on one or more NDF committees (including Stewardship, Membership, Sangha Care, Marketing, Ethics, Governance, Personnel and others).  Become a member here.

Join our mailing list 📧

Receive news and updates about upcoming retreats at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge and other NDF teachings and events. To join our mailing list, click here. You can help us spread the word by sharing NDF newsletters with others who are interested in dharma practice.

Come and practice with us!

Join us at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge for retreats, Dharma Sunday programs and Open Practice Weekends. Attend teachings offered by Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Elizabeth Monson and other NDF teachers in your area. Sharing teachings and practice with a sangha will strengthen your practice and support your fellow sangha members.

How You Can Help

We are committed to preserving the historic grace of our 1911 building while ensuring it provides 21st century standards of safety, accessibility and sustainability.

Make A Donation of Any Amount

You can make a tax-deductible donation. Every little bit helps, and no amount is too small. To donate click here to make a donation of any amount or send a check to:

Natural Dharma Fellowship
c/o Phil Malloy, Treasurer
11 Blueberry Hill Rd.
Andover, MA 01810

Set Up A Recurring Monthly Donation

Select this option if you would like to donate a designated monthly amount to support Wonderwell Mountain Refuge. This designated monthly donation is an excellent way to support Natural Dharma’s ongoing retreat program, and to help us maintain the building and grounds of Wonderwell on a regular basis. To set up an automatic monthly payment, select an amount from the dropdown menu and then click on Donate.


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Once you set up AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Natural Dharma Fellowship. Bookmark this link and support us every time you shop: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3898758

More Ways to Give

Make a Charitable Bequest

With the help of your attorney, you may include Natural Dharma Fellowship in your will or revocable trust. NDF may be named as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary of a retirement account (IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or pension).

Natural Dharma Fellowship is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, religious organization. Please contact us if you have any questions about making a bequest: finance@naturaldharma.org.

Donate Public Stock or Make A Loan to NDF

Contact Phil Malloy, NDF’s Treasurer, at finance@naturaldharma.org