Ways to Give

Your donations are welcome

The Theosophical Society is a non-profit organization. The International Headquarters has been situated at Adyar, Chennai, India, since 1882. Throughout this period, various activities have been carried out here which support the Society’s Objects. Inherent in these Objects is a commitment to serve. This service reaches out to fellow human beings in need, as care for animal and the environment. 

To give is a way to support theosophical work, which is based on voluntary work to spread theosophy and share the wisdom with everyone interested.

Renovation projects at Adyar, TS Headquarters - How to donate

A special website with detailed information concerning the renovation projects at Adyar, including specifics as on how the gifts are used, is called The Elephants. The fundraising for great improvements are descripbed in the Elephants' Renovation/Fundraising.
Receiver's Name:                         Stichting St Michael,  Renovation Fund Adyar
Receiver's Address:                     Valkeveenselaan 19 1411 GT Naarden
(Swift Address/BIC and IBAN are mandatory if in Euro and intra EU/EEA and Switzerland)
IBAN or receiver's Account No: IBAN: NL47RABO0303508523
Receiver's Bank Swift/BIC BIC: RABONL2U
Receiver's Bank Name:                RABObank Gooi en Vechtstreek
Receiver's Bank address:             Thebe 22, 1213 NV Hilversum
Country of the Receiving Bank:   Naarden Netherlands. Hilversum The Netherlands

Theosophical Work - How to donate

Donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and may be given to the General Donation purpose. In addition, the Theosophical Society has a number of Reserves used for the work carried out by the International Headquarters. Mention in your gift the projects you wish your donation to be put towards. We take all care that your donation is properly handled.

Projects: Education, Adyar Library, Adyar estate improvement, Olcott School, Day Care of children, Boys Hostel, Animal Welfare, School of the Wisdom, Garden, President's Discretion, General. Or you may define your own donation purpose or project.

Foreign currency transfer through Bank Account

Bank Name and Address:
Standard Chartered Bank
Adyar Branch, "Sorrento", 6, Lattice Bridge Road, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020, India
Bank Account number: 428-1-000158-2
Title of the Account: The Theosophical Society
BIC/SWIFT-code: SCBLINBBXXX
Country: IN

Mailing a Cheque

  • Send a cheque favouring "The Theosophical Society" to the following address with a letter, stating the purpose/project of donation:

The Treasurer,
The International Theosophical Society
Aydar, Chennai 600 020, India

Giving Cash

  • Cash donations of all amounts are always welcome. They can also be handed to the Treasury at Adyar in person.

With gratitude!