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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Announcement by Khyentse Foundation, Siddhartha’s Intent, and Khyentse Labrang

Feb 3rd, 2016

To whom it may concern, We are fully aware that the upcoming Rinchen Terdzod transmissions are precious and that many people from outside Bhutan wish to attend. Since this is such an extensive and complicated teaching, some may think that Rinpoche will be giving these transmissions only once for the first and last time. As…

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FOCUS: Meet the 2016 KF Fellows, John Canti and Wulstan Fletcher

Jan 20th, 2016

In the latest Focus we talk to the 2016 KF Fellows, John Canti and Wulstan Fletcher. Read the January Focus here  

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A Message from Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Upon the Passing of Chatral Rinpoche

Jan 5th, 2016

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche asked Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha’s Intent to post this message on January 5th, 2016. The passing of Chatral Sangye Rinpoche marks the end of an era. Suddenly we have lost a sentry who was zealously guarding the Buddhadharma in general, the Vajrayana in particular, and especially Tibetan Buddhism and the Nyingma lineage. The…

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A New Year Message from our Founder

Dec 30th, 2015

Dear Friends, In this coming new year I would like to request all of you to spend five seconds really wanting the Buddhadharma to flourish and remain in this samsara. Just simply wanting or wishing this will do. I am not even asking you to light a lamp, burn incense, fold your palms, chant a mantra,…

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Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference

Dec 13th, 2015

The goal of the July, 2015 Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference was to bring together 300 Mongolian Buddhist women who are active in their local communities, both rural and urban, to share their experiences, aspirations, and challenges, to learn from each other, and to establish common goals and cooperation. “Women constitute the majority of Mongolian population…

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Chinese Artist Studies Restoration Arts in Japan

Dec 12th, 2015

Han Weimeng received a KF Ashoka grant for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Tokyo University of Arts. The grant is enabling him to complete a Master of Arts course in traditional Japanese painting. His goals are to acquire traditional copying techniques of Japanese murals and to enhance Buddhist art preservation skills. Weimeng was educated at the…

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