Download: The 2013 Annual Report and Yearbook

June 13th, 2014

Every year we publish an annual report. Does that sound boring? It’s not! The facts can be fascinating, and this year we decided to make the report a yearbook, filled with images and information about Rinpoche’s activities, as well as the financial reports for the fiscal year 2013.

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche wrote the following special message to all of us who care about Khyentse Foundation. What wavelength do you want to be on?

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Video: DJKR On the Birthplace of His Lineage

April 29th, 2014

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on the birthplace of his lineage from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo. The April, 2014 Focus is all about the Khyentse lineage of Rime masters and their locus of activity: Dzongsar Monastery in Derge. In this video, Rinpoche recounts how Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro actualized the vision of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo by establishing…

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Audio: Rinpoche’s Losar Message 2014: Part Two

February 28th, 2014

From Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 28 February, 2014 Buddha’s teaching on dependent arising distinguishes him from all others as the supreme expounder of the truth. Once dependent arising has been pointed out to us, it’s a truth so blatantly obvious that we wonder how we missed it. Yet in our daily lives, our craving for independence…

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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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Video: Khyentse Center at Hamburg University

August 10th, 2013

Khyentse Center at Hamburg U from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo.

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