懷念 琴恩‧史密斯 (Gene Smith)

佛法的存廢,取决於佛法護持者的遠見、勇氣、决心和力量。 我們在歷史中見證到,經常總是有名不見經傳的人,在服務及保護佛法。如果我們回顧他所實現的,琴恩·史密斯無疑就是這樣的一個人。我總是這樣說,琴恩·史密斯爲佛法做了這麼多,他所達成的比許多當代的祖古和喇嘛們更無私。我相信時間會證明,我的評價並不誇張。 甚至在他高齡及身體衰弱的情况下,依然堅持參加最近一次的「佛典傳譯計畫」會議,這本身就值得作爲典範,彰顯他如何的奉獻自己來服務釋迦牟尼佛。...

In Memory of Gene Smith

Survival of the Buddhadharma depends on vision, courage, determination and strength of the dharma upholders. We have witnessed in history that there is always an individual and usually an unsung person who would serve and protect the dharma. If we all look back to...

E. Gene Smith, August 10, 1936 – December 16, 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. Below are two statements from Jeff...

Patron Kings Part IX: Gene Smith and TBRC

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...