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Video: VIDEO: Rinpoche Reads Basho for Losar 2016

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Year of the Fire Monkey Greeting by DJKR

February 6th, 2016

  Dear Friends, Rinpoche composed a message for the global SI/KF community on the eve of the Lunar New Year, the year of the male fire monkey. We are grateful to have such a compassionate and wise guide leading us to liberation. May all be auspicious. With best wishes for the new year, The KF…

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Announcement by Khyentse Foundation, Siddhartha’s Intent, and Khyentse Labrang

February 3rd, 2016

To whom it may concern, We are fully aware that the upcoming Rinchen Terdzod transmissions are precious and that many people from outside Bhutan wish to attend. Since this is such an extensive and complicated teaching, some may think that Rinpoche will be giving these transmissions only once for the first and last time. As…

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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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A Message from Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Upon the Passing of Chatral Rinpoche

January 5th, 2016

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche asked Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha’s Intent to post this message on January 5th, 2016. The passing of Chatral Sangye Rinpoche marks the end of an era. Suddenly we have lost a sentry who was zealously guarding the Buddhadharma in general, the Vajrayana in particular, and especially Tibetan Buddhism and the Nyingma lineage. The…

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A New Year Message from our Founder

December 30th, 2015

Dear Friends, In this coming new year I would like to request all of you to spend five seconds really wanting the Buddhadharma to flourish and remain in this samsara. Just simply wanting or wishing this will do. I am not even asking you to light a lamp, burn incense, fold your palms, chant a mantra,…

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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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Announcing the 2015 KF Award For Academic Excellence Winners

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. The foundation provides US$1,000 per university per year, and the departments choose the award winner. In the grand scheme of academic expenses, $1,000 is not a…

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