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FOCUS: Meet the 2016 KF Fellows, John Canti and Wulstan Fletcher

January 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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FOCUS: Scholarships and Grants

December 16th, 2015

The December Focus is all about Scholarships and Grants, and how KF gives. Read it here!

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Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference

December 13th, 2015

The goal of the July, 2015 Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference was to bring together 300 Mongolian Buddhist women who are active in their local communities, both rural and urban, to share their experiences, aspirations, and challenges, to learn from each other, and to establish common goals and cooperation. “Women constitute the majority of Mongolian population…

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Chinese Artist Studies Restoration Arts in Japan

December 12th, 2015

Han Weimeng received a KF Ashoka grant for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Tokyo University of Arts. The grant is enabling him to complete a Master of Arts course in traditional Japanese painting. His goals are to acquire traditional copying techniques of Japanese murals and to enhance Buddhist art preservation skills. Weimeng was educated at the…

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Focus Reentry Assists Prisoners with Transition from Prison

December 12th, 2015

(Boulder, Colorado)—Focus Reentry is a mentoring program founded on Buddhist principles that offers free counseling and help in securing resources to meet the immediate needs of offenders who are reentering society. Khyentse Foundation has been supporting Focus Reentry since 2012. A 2014-2015 KF grant helped the organization to serve people in two capacities: Human Needs…

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Pal Ewam Namgon Nunnery School

December 12th, 2015

  The Pal Ewam Namgon Nunnery School was established in 2011 to provide free Buddhist and secular modern education to underprivileged or orphaned girls in the remote Himalayan region of Mustang, a district of Nepal. Currently the school is home to 39 nuns from around Nepal. KF contributes to the education of these young women…

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Rinpoche on the Big Vision for KF, 2011

November 21st, 2015

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche talks about Khyentse Foundation, August 2011 What is Khyentse Foundation? Why did you start it? The initial idea came from a few friends who work in finance and management. We were in Derge, Tibet, visiting my monastery there. Many lamas have to find ways to support their monasteries, and I suppose being…

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Video: 2015 Award Round Up

November 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. Meet the 2015 winners. 2015 Award Round Up from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo.

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FOCUS: Return to Dzongsar

October 28th, 2015

The October Focus is a fresh look at Rinpoche’s seat at Dzongsar Monastery in Derge. A first person account of Rinpoche’s recent journey back, two new videos including an interview with Dr. Lodrö Phuntsok about the Khyentse Lineage with an interesting take on the 7 Line Prayer, the story of the three sisters, amazing photos and…

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