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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Announcing the 2015 KF Award For Academic Excellence Winners

Nov 21st, 2015

Khyentse Foundation currently partners with Buddhist Studies programs at ten universities on four continents to encourage excellence in Buddhist scholarship through the KF Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies. The foundation provides US$1,000 per university per year, and the departments choose the award winner. In the grand scheme of academic expenses, $1,000 is not a…

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Nov 17th, 2015

Following up on the successful leadership training in 2014, Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche requested Khyentse Foundation’s Leadership and Development team to return to Nepal to conduct another workshop specifically for the Shechen Monastery community. The Workshop titled “Excellence in Leadership and Management: Core Concepts & Best Practices,”, will be held on November 17-22 in Boudhanath. Shechen…

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Oct 29th, 2015

Nominations for Outstanding PhD Dissertation In Buddhist Studies, Asia will be accepted October 1-December 31, 2015  (San Francisco, October, 2015) — Khyentse Foundation’s Award for Outstanding Dissertations in Buddhist Studies Asia is an $8,000 prize awarded every two years to an outstanding PhD dissertation in the field of Buddhist studies written in China, Hong Kong,…

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Using the TBRC Tibetan eText Repository

Sep 3rd, 2015

TBRC’s Tibetan eText Repository is for everyone who is reading this. It’s for practitioners, scholars, monks and nuns, researchers, and anyone who is interested in Tibetan Buddhist literature. It contains more than 18,000 volumes and is fully “discoverable.” You can search a place, a name, a topic, a title, a term, across many collections, through…

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KF Visiting Professor Program Takes off in Pune

Aug 27th, 2015

KF SPONSORS 6 PROFESSORS AT PUNE UNIVERSITY We are pleased to report that the Vice-Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University has appointed six professors who will come to the Department of Pali as KF Visiting Professors. This is the beginning of a groundbreaking new partnership. “We are extremely thrilled about it,” said Mahesh A. Deokar, Professor…

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FOCUS: KF and UC Berkeley, A Decade of Collaboration

Jul 28th, 2015

The July Focus is all about KF’s relationship with UC Berkeley. Two new short videos, Catherine Dalton’s first person, a slideshow, and links to the podcasts of Rinpoche’s recent teachings at Berkeley. Enjoy! Read the July Focus here.    

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