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Video: A Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley

February 24th, 2014

In 2013, KF sponsored Dongsung Shabdrung Rinpoche to take an intensive three-month English language program in India, and then sent him to the University of California at Berkeley as a visiting scholar for the fall semester. Surprisingly, of all the challenges he faced as a visiting scholar at U.C. Berkeley, Rinpoche described his greatest challenge as being the mastery of the art of …

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Video: An Illustrated List: 15 Reasons Rinpoche Loves India

January 21st, 2014

We asked Rinpoche to tell us why he loves India and where we should go as pilgrims. Here are his responses and a collection of brilliant images of this most holy land. WE RECOMMEND WATCHING FULL SCREEN

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New DKCLI Campus Inaugurated in Chauntra, India
The inauguration of DKCLI took place November 19-21, 2004, in Chauntra Tibetan Colony, Himachal Pradesh, India. Early on the first day, as the air filled with aromatic smoke and jubilant trumpets sang, the ribbon was snipped to officially open the institute. Khenpo Kunga Wangchuk and Rinpoche took their seats with the other lamas in the main hall, followed by thousands of monks, uniformed schoolchildren, and foreign guests. Representatives from across the Himalayan range—Bhutan, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, and of course Tibet—came to pay their respects, most wearing colourful traditional dress. The temple is designed to accommodate four thousand people, but many more squeezed in on each of the three days to receive teachings, hear speeches by the special guests.

Slideshow: DKCLI: Modernizing a Traditional Shedra

January 21st, 2014

    Amelia Chow on transparency and accuracy: In March 2006, with the guidance and encouragement of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute in Chauntra, India, formed a management committee that is responsible for the administration and development of the institute. “There has been so much progress at DKCLI since we first started…

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Video: Manipa-Buchen: Reviving an Ancient Tradition

January 20th, 2014

Many ancient wisdom traditions and lineages are at risk of becoming lost or broken. A little support can go a long way in keeping these traditions alive and intact. KF is encouraging the study and practice of the Manipa-Buchen tradition in Spiti to help in its revival in Ladakh through a grant to Tsewang Dorjey,…

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Slideshow: India Milestones 2001-2014

January 7th, 2014


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Download: Protected: Three Rimé Masters

December 11th, 2013

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Video: New Video: Meditation Camp for Bhutanese Teachers

July 8th, 2013

Thanks to a grant from Khyentse Foundation, the 2013 Lhomon Education Mindfulness Camp for Bhutanese Educators took place at Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic, January 5-12, 2013 in Dewathang, southeastern Bhutan. Forty people from across Bhutan participated in the retreat, which was lead by Paravi Albert Wongchirachai of Thailand and Jamyang Choden of Berlin and Bartsham. Watch the video interviews with participants.

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Download: The 2012 Annual Report: Moving into our 12th Year

April 30th, 2013

“We Have No Other Mission But to Help and Protect the Dharma”

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Slideshow: Photos from the Dam Ngak Dzo Transmission

January 15th, 2013

View a slideshow of photos from the Dam Ngak Dzo Transmission happening in Chauntra, India, January 2013.

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