Archive for 2010


The December Communiqué, French Edition

December 22nd, 2010

Read the December Communiqué in French!

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In Memory of Gene Smith

December 19th, 2010

From Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, in retreat at Pharping, Nepal, December 19, 2010.
“…I have always said that Gene Smith has done much more for the dharma, and has achieved much more selflessly than many tulkus and lamas of the present time. I think that time will tell that my remarks are not an exaggeration…”

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E. Gene Smith, August 10, 1936 – December 16, 2010

December 19th, 2010

Dear Khyentse Foundation Friends and Supporters, As some of you may know, our dear advisor, colleague and mentor, E. Gene Smith, passed away in New York on Dec.16. Words cannot express our sadness at the passing of such a great man.

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Great Patrons Part IX: Gene Smith and TBRC

December 16th, 2010

When E. Gene Smith was asked how he managed to single-handedly gather together a tremendous amount of the Tibetan literature that had been dispersed during and after the events of 1959, he replied simply, “Karma, I guess.” It’s not that Gene is at a loss for words–he often tells amazing tales–but Gene Smith is primarily…

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The December Communiqué: Supporting the Theravadin Tradition

December 5th, 2010

IN THIS ISSUE: Supporting the Theravadin Tradition. Khyentse Foundation takes an ecumenical stance in its patronage of Buddhism.

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