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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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Dr. Lodrö Phuntsho on the Extraordinary Qualities of the Khyentses

October 23rd, 2015

While Rinpoche is the main guru of most residents in Dzongsar, there is another man who is known throughout the region and respected for his great generous spirit. This man has devoted his life to rebuilding Dzongsar Monastery and preserving Dharma texts and traditional Tibetan culture. He readily helps the people of local village and…

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FOCUS: A Perfect Partnership, TBRC & Khyentse Foundation

September 11th, 2015

Khyentse Foundation doesn’t reinvent any wheels; instead, the foundation seeks out people and projects with great potential and provides the financial and structural support to realize that potential. In TBRC, Rinpoche saw tremendous possibilities. Over the past decade, Khyentse Foundation has committed to two 5-year plans of support for TBRC, for total funding of more than US$2 million. The work of…

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Letter from Jeff Wallman, Executive Director TBRC

August 31st, 2015

  TBRC’s collaboration with Khyentse Foundation is a critical part of the health of our organization. Not only does KF provide key financial support, they also supported us in governance and strategic planning. It’s important for people to know that Khyentse Foundation not only gives generously of funds, but of people. KF Executive Director Cangioli…

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KF Visiting Professor Program Takes off in Pune

August 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

July 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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Faces of the Foundation: Wyatt Arnold

June 26th, 2015

Leadership training in action, from apprentice to executive and board member in a few short years.

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