Khyentse Foundation Overview

Khyentse Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of Buddhist study, practice and scholarship throughout the world. Founded by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in 2001, its primary aim is to extend the Buddha’s wisdom and compassion as widely as possible, in order to benefit all beings. LEARN MORE

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Message From Rinpoche: August, 2014

Aug 20th, 2014

This letter is just to share some concerns as I see the spiritual path being sought from so many different angles and with so many different motivations and intentions – some obviously very heartfelt and inspiring and others very dodgy, materialistic, and worldly.

這封信只是希望分享一些我個人的隱憂,因為我看到許多人以不同的角度、動機和目的在追尋修行之道—-有些顯然非常令人欽佩感動,有些則動機非常可疑、物質化與世俗化。

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New Video: Academic Studies Make Rinpoche happy

Aug 2nd, 2014

Corey Jackson received a Khyentse Foundation Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies at Sydney University for his work in Sanskrit and Psychology in 2014. Last month he had an opportunity to meet Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche during Rinpoche’s visit to Australia. Rinpoche said he was very happy that Corey was pursuing his academic degrees. “I’m so…

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Announcing the Winner of the KF Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Buddhist Studies, Asia

Jul 4th, 2014

In 2013, Khyentse Foundation announced the establishment of the Khyentse Foundation Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertations in Buddhist Studies. KF is pleased to announce the winner of the first award, Dr. Chao Tung-Ming of National Taiwan University. Dr. Chao was selected by concensus of the award selection committee members, and will be given a prize…

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The 2013 Annual Report and Yearbook

Jun 13th, 2014

Every year we publish an annual report. Does that sound boring? It’s not! The facts can be fascinating, and this year we decided to make the report a yearbook, filled with images and information about Rinpoche’s activities, as well as the financial reports for the fiscal year 2013.

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche wrote the following special message to all of us who care about Khyentse Foundation. What wavelength do you want to be on?

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Offering the Dharma in Ukraine

May 23rd, 2014

The political unrest and unsettling changes in Ukraine are much in the news this spring — all the more reason that Khyentse Foundation is pleased to report a new grant to give Ukrainians unprecedented access to the Dharma in their own language. Ukrainian translators Maria Vasylieva and Yaroslav Litovchenko have been awarded a Khyentse Foundation…

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Winner of “Why KF is Important” Essay Contest

May 13th, 2014

In the December 2013 Khyentse Foundation thank you letter to donors, Rinpoche explained why KF is important to him. In turn, we asked our readers to tell us why KF is important to them and offered a special gift to the person who wrote the most moving response. We received  many responses, all so inspiring, but the…

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