In Lucknow, Papaji invited visitors to his home for satsang until so many people were coming there wasn’t space to receive them. A hall was rented out which became affectionately known as Satsang Bhavan. Here, visitors from all over the world would gather to attend satsang with Papaji. There was never a fee to enter. In this spirit, the Avadhuta Foundation has kept its doors open since it began in 1993 with the blessing of Papaji. Keeping Papaji’s message available and accessible to future generations continues thanks to the quiet donations of those who visit.
Donations are always welcome
The Avadhuta Foundation is grateful that it can be sustained entirely by donations. With 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(b) nonprofit status (FEIN #84-1465779), donations are tax-deductible.
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P.O. Box 296
Boulder, CO, 80302
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Avadhuta welcomes volunteers, you do not need to be local, if you have time or a special skill to offer we would love to hear from you.
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Did you know?
Papaji’s blessing to the Foundation
The Avadhuta Foundation was formed in 1993 in Boulder, Colorado with Papaji’s blessing to make satsang recordings and books available around the world.
Global reach and access
Avadhuta’s YouTube Channel H.W.L. Poonja reaches over 1 million unique visitors online per year from 58 countries. Our books and videos have been subtitled and translated in over 10 languages.
Keeper of the archives
We welcome private collections of Papaji’s letters, photos, or other items to share. The Foundation receives many precious items to preserve and archive.
Donations support Foundation activities
Avadhuta is run by volunteers and most of our offerings are free of charge. To keep the foundation operational we rely on paid contractors to help us with our accounting, website maintenance and digital media.
Physical Archival Storage
The entire collection of Papaji’s archives– photos, letters, books, digital masters and equipment is housed by the Foundation. We keep this collection in temperature-controlled storage off site.
Digitizing and Preservation
The Avadhuta Foundation continues to digitize and preserve Papaji’s archive of audio and visual media, keeping his message of freedom accessible to future generations.
The Avadhuta Foundation has multiple digital platforms such as YouTube and SoundCloud. We share updates and links to new content on multiple social media channels .
Papaji books and videos have been translated/subtitled into more than 10 different languages. We provide support as needed for the creation of these translations.
Every year the Foundation chooses a special project. This year we are planning to create a Spotify podcast of our audio collection. We are in talks for the creation of the second volume of the book “Fire of Freedom”.