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United States


Studying dharma for 20 years
Practicing for 20 years

Studied zen and practiced since 2012
Involved with Shambhala lineage since 2008

Daily practice of refuge vows
Daily mantras of Tara
Daily protector offerings
Daily study of Hinayana and Mahayana teachings

Leading a beginner's meditation and introduction to Buddhism online group since 2019


My name is Micheal Uhila, I am of Samoan and Tongan descent

I was knighted a chief in Samoa with the name Laulu. Laulu means the strongest branch on the bread fruit tree.

Officially became a Buddhist with the refuge name Tsultrim (discipline) Pawo (warrior)

I been a zen practitioner since 2011
Studied under Les Kaye and Roshi Grace

I was a resident of Gampo Abbeys lion residency from December 2015 till December 2016

I produced 7 podcasts at Gampo Abbey called the Vinaya speaks

Main teachers

Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro Rinpoche


For covering costs of travel lodging and practice materials. Also to help me when I return to the monastic vows and robes for life.


Offering daily incense to the 3 jewels
Offering dharma to those who are not as experienced as me
Offering Dana (donation) of food or money to Buddhist practitioners

Cost breakdown

Travel 2000.00
Lodging 2000.00
Fees 50.00

Funding until

07 July 2021 (Ended)

Amount Requested




Recent donations

  • Aum Tare Tutare Ture Soha

    - Aumakua

  • may you benefit many beings

    - Anonymous


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