Archive for 2009

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Patron Kings Part XI: King Jigme Dorje Wangchuk of Bhutan

December 16th, 2009

Part XI in a series “It’s amazing that there is still a Buddhist kingdom on this planet.” -Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche In the eighth century, Guru Rinpoche brought Buddhism to Bhutan and meditated in retreat there on his way to and from Tibet. To this day, the country remains a place where the Vajrayana is held…

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Read the December 2009 Communiqué

December 13th, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE Read about exciting developments in KF’s work in spreading the Buddhadharma worldwide, including a reports on a new initiative for Buddhist studies in academia, a link to Rinpoche’s address to the board of directors, news about an upcoming calligraphy auction to support Lotus Outreach, and more.

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More Exciting Developments

December 4th, 2009

News about the English program at Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute, the scholarship programs, the new Khyentse Awards, and an new education exchange initiative. The English program at Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute (DKCLI) in India, where KF supports approximately 500 students, is now offering both full- and part-time courses, as well as classes for…

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KF Global University Study Identifies Preliminary Findings

December 3rd, 2009

Special Board Meeting Report on University Study by Sydney Jay, Research Director. The Global University Study research project is a Khyentse Foundation initiative to identify the best ways to support the academic study of Buddhism worldwide. Just one third of the way through the study, our advisory committee and research team have already identified four…

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Report From The Investment Committee

December 3rd, 2009

A report on the financial health and habits of Khyentse Foundation In order to achieve its goals, Khyentse Foundation relies on sound, professional investment of its funds. To this end, Rinpoche has appointed a five-member Investment Committee, all of whom have extensive knowledge and experience in investments, accounting and portfolio management. The board heard reports…

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