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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The Last Lotsawa: Gendun Chopel in India

Feb 10th, 2016

2016 Khyentse Lecture Donald S. Lopez, University of Michigan will deliver the 2016 Khyentse Lecture at UC Berkeley in the Faculty Club, Heyns Room, Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 5 pm. Gendun Chopel (1903-1951) was the most important Tibetan writer of the twentieth century. Born in Amdo, the son of a Nyingma lama, he was educated…

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VIDEO: Rinpoche Reads Basho for Losar 2016

Feb 7th, 2016 Read More

Year of the Fire Monkey Greeting by DJKR

Feb 6th, 2016

  Dear Friends, Rinpoche composed a message for the global SI/KF community on the eve of the Lunar New Year, the year of the male fire monkey. We are grateful to have such a compassionate and wise guide leading us to liberation. May all be auspicious. With best wishes for the new year, The KF…

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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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