DRIKUNG DHARMA SURYA INC

Address
5300 OX RD
FAIRFAX, VA 22030
Nonprofit
NTEE: X50 - Buddhist
EIN: 45-4106452

Mission

DEDICATED TO PROVIDE TEACHINGS, INCLUDING EDUCTIONAL AND TRAINING TO HELP INDIVIDUALS GAIN IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF BUDDHISM. TO PROVIDE REGULAR MEDIATION/YOGA/MINDFULNESS CLASSES, PRAYERS, RITUAL CEREMONIES, RETREATS, GROUP SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, COMMUNITY OUTREACH.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2011
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00   
Number of employees00   
Number of people compensated >$100k00   
Number of volunteers 20   
Personnel
Bergerson, Lance
TitleSERVICES DIRECTORSERVICES DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personLANCE DAVID BERGERSONLANCE DAVID BERGERSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org15.0015.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Bui, Phuong
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personPHUONG BUIPHUONG BUIPHUONG BUIPHUONG BUIPHUONG BUI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org20.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Bui, Quang
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personQUANG BUIQUANG BUIQUANG BUIQUANG BUIQUANG BUI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org20.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Bui, Tri
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personTRI BUITRI BUITRI BUITRI BUITRI BUI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org20.0020.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Chevli, Kanaya
Title   IT DIRECTORIT DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   KANAYA CHEVLIKANAYA CHEVLI
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Nguyen, Vinh
Title   RESOURCES DIRECTORRESOURCES DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   VINH NGUYENVINH NGUYEN
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Nguyen, Vu
Title  MARKETING DIRECTORMARKETING DIRECTORMARKETING DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  VU NGUYENVU NGUYENVU NGUYEN
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Phan, Chi
Title  LOGISTICS DIRECTORLOGISTICS DIRECTORLOGISTICS DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  CHI PHANCHI PHANCHI PHAN
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Tsepal, Achi
TitleOPERATIONS DIRECTOROPERATIONS DIRECTOROPERATIONS DIRECTOROPERATIONS DIRECTOROPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personACHI TSEPALACHI TSEPALACHI TSEPALACHI TSEPALACHI TSEPAL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Tsepal, Deborah
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personDEBORAH TSEPALDEBORAH TSEPAL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesDEDICATED TO PROVIDE TEACHINGS, INCLUDING EDUCTIONAL AND TRAINING TO HELP INDIVIDUALS GAIN IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF BUDDHISM. TO PROVIDE REGULAR MEDIATION/YOGA/MINDFULNESS CLASSES, PRAYERS, RITUAL CEREMONIES, RETREATS, GROUP SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, COMMUNITY OUTREACH.DEDICATED TO PROVIDE TEACHINGS, INCLUDING EDUCTIONAL AND TRAINING TO HELP INDIVIDUALS GAIN IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF BUDDHISM. TO PROVIDE REGULAR MEDIATION/YOGA/MINDFULNESS CLASSES, PRAYERS, RITUAL CEREMONIES, RETREATS, GROUP SPIRITUAL PRACTICES, COMMUNITY OUTREACH.   
Primary exempt purpose  FOR CHARITABLE RELIGIOUS PURPOSEFOR CHARITABLE AND RELIGIOUS PURPOSESFOR CHARITABLE AND RELIGIOUS PURPOSES
Program service expenses, total$111,322.00$72,160.00$4,649.00$6,691.00$7,685.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
HELD WEEKLY AND MONTHLY TEACHING EVENTS.
Program expenses$27,831.00    
Program descriptionHELD WEEKLY AND MONTHLY TEACHING EVENTS.    
JUBILEE FOR H.E. GARCHEN RINPOCHE 80TH YEAR LONG LIFE CEREMONIES 4/30 TO 5/9 - SPECIAL 9 DAYS OF LONG LIFE CEREMONY - HIS HOLINESS CHETSANG RINPOCHE BESTOWED LONG LIFE BUDDA AMITAYUS EMPOWERMENT AND TEACHING IN HONOR OF GARCHEN RINPOCHE. LAMCHEN GYALPO RINPOCHE SERVED AS VAJRA MASTER TO LEAD THE LONG LIFE PUJAS ALONG WITH A DOZEN OF OTHER LAMAS. EMPOWERMENTS AND TEACHINGS OF NAMGYALMA AND WHITE TARA WERE BESTOWED BY GARCHEN RINPOCHE. TSOK, CULTURAL SHOW, AND LONG LIFE CEREMONY OFFERING TO GARCHEN RINPOCHE ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY.
Program expenses$27,830.00    
Program descriptionJUBILEE FOR H.E. GARCHEN RINPOCHE 80TH YEAR LONG LIFE CEREMONIES 4/30 TO 5/9 - SPECIAL 9 DAYS OF LONG LIFE CEREMONY - HIS HOLINESS CHETSANG RINPOCHE BESTOWED LONG LIFE BUDDA AMITAYUS EMPOWERMENT AND TEACHING IN HONOR OF GARCHEN RINPOCHE. LAMCHEN GYALPO RINPOCHE SERVED AS VAJRA MASTER TO LEAD THE LONG LIFE PUJAS ALONG WITH A DOZEN OF OTHER LAMAS. EMPOWERMENTS AND TEACHINGS OF NAMGYALMA AND WHITE TARA WERE BESTOWED BY GARCHEN RINPOCHE. TSOK, CULTURAL SHOW, AND LONG LIFE CEREMONY OFFERING TO GARCHEN RINPOCHE ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY.    
MEDICINE BUDDHA RETREAT BY KHEN RINPOCHE GESHE NGAWANG JORDEN, SERA MEY MONASTIC 11/18 TO 11/20 - THE ABBOT OF SERA MEY MONASTERY, KHEN RINPOCHE, LEAD A SPECIAL 3 DAYS OF MEDICINE BUDDHA RETREAT WITH INTRODUCTION AND TEACHING, HEALING EMPOWERMENT AND PRACTICE WITH RECITATION AND ACCUMULATED MANTRA OF MEDICINE BUDDHA, PURIFICATION PUJA FOR THE LIVING AND JANG-WA RITUAL PRAYER FOR THE DECEASED.
Program expenses$33,397.00    
Program descriptionMEDICINE BUDDHA RETREAT BY KHEN RINPOCHE GESHE NGAWANG JORDEN, SERA MEY MONASTIC 11/18 TO 11/20 - THE ABBOT OF SERA MEY MONASTERY, KHEN RINPOCHE, LEAD A SPECIAL 3 DAYS OF MEDICINE BUDDHA RETREAT WITH INTRODUCTION AND TEACHING, HEALING EMPOWERMENT AND PRACTICE WITH RECITATION AND ACCUMULATED MANTRA OF MEDICINE BUDDHA, PURIFICATION PUJA FOR THE LIVING AND JANG-WA RITUAL PRAYER FOR THE DECEASED.    
MONTHLY PROGRAMS FOR MEDITATION AND TEACHINGS FOR BUDDHIST PRACTITIONERS.
Program expenses $9,232.00   
Program description MONTHLY PROGRAMS FOR MEDITATION AND TEACHINGS FOR BUDDHIST PRACTITIONERS.   
NINE SUBLIME DAYS WITH HIS EMINENCE GARCHEN RINPOCHE, AUGUST 13-22, 2015, FAIRFAX, VA, ENCOMPASSING:- PURIFICATION AND OBSTACLE REMOVAL - ACHI CHOKYI DROLMA EMPOWERMENT & PRACTICES- 100 PEACEFUL AND WRATHFUL DEITIES (SHITRO) EMPOWERMENT- SIX BARDOS TEACHINGS;- SPECIAL 4-DAY STAGES OF MEDITATIONNEW TEMPLE OPENING CEREMONY & CONSECRATION, AUGUST 23, 2015, LED BY HIS HOLINESS THE 37TH DRIKUNG KYABGON CHETSANG, HIS EMINENCE GARCHEN RINPOCHE, AND LAMCHEN GYALPO RINPOCHE.- MANDALA OFFEREINGS- SPECIAL PRAYERS- LAMA CHOPA GURU YOGA & TSOK CELEBRATION.
Program expenses $19,870.00   
Program description NINE SUBLIME DAYS WITH HIS EMINENCE GARCHEN RINPOCHE, AUGUST 13-22, 2015, FAIRFAX, VA, ENCOMPASSING:- PURIFICATION AND OBSTACLE REMOVAL - ACHI CHOKYI DROLMA EMPOWERMENT & PRACTICES- 100 PEACEFUL AND WRATHFUL DEITIES (SHITRO) EMPOWERMENT- SIX BARDOS TEACHINGS;- SPECIAL 4-DAY STAGES OF MEDITATIONNEW TEMPLE OPENING CEREMONY & CONSECRATION, AUGUST 23, 2015, LED BY HIS HOLINESS THE 37TH DRIKUNG KYABGON CHETSANG, HIS EMINENCE GARCHEN RINPOCHE, AND LAMCHEN GYALPO RINPOCHE.- MANDALA OFFEREINGS- SPECIAL PRAYERS- LAMA CHOPA GURU YOGA & TSOK CELEBRATION.   
SPECIAL 4-DAY RETREAT AMITABHA MILLIONS MANTRAS FOR WORLD PEACE LED BY HIS HOLINESS DRIKUNG KYABGON CHETSANG OF THE DRIKUNG KAGYU LINEAGE OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM, APRIL 30-MAY 3, 2015, FAIRFAX, VA, ENCOMPASING:- EMPOWERMENT OF BUDDHA AMITABHA- EMPOWERMENT OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS- TRANSMISSION WITH INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GREAT DRIKUNG PHOWA CHENMO OR THE GREAT TRANSFERENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS AT THE TIME OF DEATH- AMITABHA JANG CHOG - PRAY TO HELP THE DECEASED TO ACHIEVE BUDDHAHOOD- HEART SUTRA TEACHINGS- BUDDHA AMITAYUS SAND MANDALA CREATION & OFFERING OF SACRED SAND MANDALA TO PARTICIPANTS AS A BLESSING FOR PERSONAL HEALTH AND HEALING.
Program expenses $43,058.00   
Program description SPECIAL 4-DAY RETREAT AMITABHA MILLIONS MANTRAS FOR WORLD PEACE LED BY HIS HOLINESS DRIKUNG KYABGON CHETSANG OF THE DRIKUNG KAGYU LINEAGE OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM, APRIL 30-MAY 3, 2015, FAIRFAX, VA, ENCOMPASING:- EMPOWERMENT OF BUDDHA AMITABHA- EMPOWERMENT OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS- TRANSMISSION WITH INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GREAT DRIKUNG PHOWA CHENMO OR THE GREAT TRANSFERENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS AT THE TIME OF DEATH- AMITABHA JANG CHOG - PRAY TO HELP THE DECEASED TO ACHIEVE BUDDHAHOOD- HEART SUTRA TEACHINGS- BUDDHA AMITAYUS SAND MANDALA CREATION & OFFERING OF SACRED SAND MANDALA TO PARTICIPANTS AS A BLESSING FOR PERSONAL HEALTH AND HEALING.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$341,337.00$367,943.00$163,608.00$91,808.00$87,886.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$337,051.00$358,201.00$149,037.00$86,589.00$83,186.00
Investment income, current yr$15.00$0.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$337,051.00$358,201.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00   
Other revenue, current yr$4,271.00$9,742.00   
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00   
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$8,411.00$0.00$1,572.00
Gross receipts$359,200.00$372,791.00   
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$337,051.00$358,201.00   
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$15.00    
Net rental income $0.00$0.00  
Net inventory sales (total)$4,271.00$9,742.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$129,162.00$114,205.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $111,322.00$72,160.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$17,840.00$42,045.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00   
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$525.00$5,565.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,399,428.00$1,196,014.00$307,297.00$153,869.00$74,165.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,196,014.00$307,297.00$153,869.00$74,165.00$0.00
Total liabilities$625,716.00$634,979.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$634,979.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$773,712.00$561,035.00   
Net assets$773,712.00$561,035.00$307,297.00$153,869.00$74,165.00
Net assets, beginning of year$561,035.00$307,297.00   
Other liabilities$2,917.00    
Other assets$25,357.00$26,507.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$358,322.00$163,535.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$163,535.00$298,191.00   
Inventories for sale or use$9,272.00$11,190.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$212,175.00$253,738.00   
Advertising (total)$4,449.00$2,282.00   
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$100,000.00$100,000.00   
Secured mortgages and notes payable$522,799.00$534,979.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$773,712.00$561,035.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$16,700.00$10,101.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members66   
Number of independent voting members66   
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue   
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990EZ990EZ990EZ
Reason for form submission
Address change True   
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-082016-12-202015-09-102014-10-102013-07-31
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.1
Filing identifier201702689349300610201642229349301454201512129349200106201441849349200124201301439349200510
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