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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Khyentse Foundation Award for a Unique Student

February 18th, 2014

  UC Berkeley student Khenpo Yeshi’s outstanding work in Buddhist Studies has earned him the 2014 UC Berkeley’s Khyentse Foundation Award for Excellence. Professor Jake Dalton described Khenpo as “an unusually independent and interesting thinker who has traveled a truly unique path through the world.”  At the awards ceremony in February, Dalton spoke of the two…

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Khyentse Foundation Delivers Unprecedented 6-Day Leadership Training Program to Young Buddhists Leaders

February 14th, 2014

Khyentse Foundation is pleased to announce a groundbreaking leadership training workshop for a select group of young Buddhist leaders, facilitated by top management consultants from Germany and the US. Excellence in Leadership and Management: Core Concepts and Best Practices is a unique and unprecedented workshop for current and future leaders who are re­sponsible for disseminating the Buddhadharma in the world, to help them effectively and systematically develop their leadership and management abilities according to these principles.

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KF Award Winners Announced

February 12th, 2014

The KF Award for Academic Excellence program is now in its 4th year. Outstanding young Buddhist scholars are recognized and given cash awards of about $1000 at ten universities around the world. Congratulations to Robban Toleno, recipient of the 2013 KF Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies at UBC, Vancouver. Robban holds an M.A. degree in…

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2014 Khyentse Lecture at UC Berkeley Announced

February 3rd, 2014

The 2014 Khyentse Lecture at the University of California at Berkeley has been announced: “Creative Buddhas, Gnosticism, and Pure Lands in Renaissance Tibet.” by David Germano of the University of Virginia. February 13, 2014 at the Toll Room, Alumni House, UC Berkeley 5-7 PM. Open to the public Co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Studies…

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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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Technology for Nuns

January 20th, 2014

KF Supports Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Dongyu Gatsal Ling  By Emily Webber In the Kangra district of Northern India, nestled below the Himalayas and fresh with the growing trees and grasses of an ancient forest, a new generation of Buddhist teachers meets the modern world. Through a Khyentse Foundation grant, the nuns at Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s…

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New Year Prayer from Our Founder

January 5th, 2014

New Year Prayer 2014 Composed by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche Bartsham, East Bhutan, December 31, 2013 As I have encountered the Dharma in this life, And from time to time been interested in practising it, I must have accumulated some merit during my past lives. Throughout this life I have admired, been inspired by, And,…

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New Translation Studies Scholarship

November 28th, 2013

Khyentse Foundation is pleased to announce a scholarship to support translator training in the field of Tibetan and Sanskrit canonical literature.

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November 28th, 2013

During recent tours, Rinpoche has met dharma students and practitioners throughout Eastern Europe and has expressed his great pleasure in how diligent he found them to be in the absence of substantive support systems. He urged Khyentse Foundation to seek ways to support individuals and organizations in the region.

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