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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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Video: 108 Seconds: Opening the Mahaparinirvana Sutra with Professor Mark Blum

November 21st, 2015

Professor Mark Blum of UC Berkeley has translated Vol 1 of 4 of the Mahaparinirvana-sutra from Dharmaksema’s 5th century Chinese version. It is the first translation into English of this key sutra for the exposition of “Buddha Nature” – tathagatagarbha. Prof. Blum is doing a great service by working to make this translation available in…

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Video: 108 Seconds: Guardians of Dharma

November 21st, 2015

2015 KF Excellence Award Ceremony at University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 108 Seconds: Guardians of Dharma from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo.

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Video: 108 Seconds: 21st Century Methods in the Monastic Classroom

June 26th, 2015

108 Seconds: 21st Century Methods in the Monastic Classroom from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo. From April 30 to May 4, 2015, Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lödro Intsitute hosted a 5-day training, “Bringing 21st Century Methods into the Monastic Classroom,” led by Mrs. Jaya Das of Singapore and her assistant Mala. The training was attended by more…

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Video: VIDEO: KF Leadership & Management Workshops

June 26th, 2015

KF Leadership & Mangement Workshops from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo. The next generation of Buddhist teachers, tulkus, lamas, and scholars (lay and monastic, eastern and western, male and female) has a historic opportunity to make a positive impact on society, as well as a tremendous responsibility to serve and nurture the Buddha’s wisdom tradition. Therefore…

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Video: New Video: Academic Studies Make Rinpoche happy

August 2nd, 2014

Corey Jackson received a Khyentse Foundation Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies at Sydney University for his work in Sanskrit and Psychology in 2014. Last month he had an opportunity to meet Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche during Rinpoche’s visit to Australia. Rinpoche said he was very happy that Corey was pursuing his academic degrees. “I’m so…

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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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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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