Metal Ox Campaign
Celebrate the Year of the Metal Ox with timeless wisdom. Create auspicious connections and good fortune for you and your loved ones by sponsoring the preservation of a cultural heritage manuscript at the National Library of Mongolia.
Keep Wisdom Alive
The Asian Legacy Library is currently partnering with The National Library of Mongolia, the Buddhist Digital Resource Center, and the Khyentse Foundation to scan and catalogue the over 42,000 volumes of precious Asian cultural wisdom located in the library’s archives. This is not only one of the largest collections of its kind in the world, but one of the most comprehensive and exciting projects in ALL’s inspiring history.
The collection contains never before seen examples of Mongolian, Chinese, and Western Chinese cultural literature that has been safeguarded in private and monastic collections for centuries.
Sponsor the Preservation of a Volume
The Keep Wisdom Alive campaign is an opportunity for sponsors in all parts of the globe to personally connect with individual volumes of manuscripts and block prints inside the National Library, in effect, to sponsor a volume for preservation. For each sponsorship, the donor can assign a beneficiary’sbeneficiaries name to appear on the preserved text for all time.
There are different levels of donations: text and collection donations. Text donations are one-time or recurring donations for one, two, three or five volumes. Collection donations are one-time or recurring donations that preserve 108 volumes. For group sponsorship, Wisdom Keepers make significant capital contributions of $50,000 or more. Please contact the Executive Director, John Brady, for more information about being a Wisdom Keeper.
The following donations cover the cost of sponsorship:
- Text Donations – $120 preserves one volume
- Collection Donations – $12,000 preserves 108 volumes
- Wisdom Keeper – significant donations of $50,000 or more