The Kumarajiva Project and 84000: What’s the Difference?

Khyentse Foundation began its translation efforts in 2008 when it became clear that only 5% of the Tibetan Buddhist canon had been translated into modern languages. With this realization, Khyentse Foundation incubated and launched the now-thriving 84000: Translating...

Lhomon Education Update

Lhomon Education (LME) is a grassroots initiative developing an innovative curriculum for Bhutanese students in a monastic setting.  “Most of modern education is focused on having instead of being,” said Dawa Drukpa, head teacher at LME’s pilot project at Chökyi...

Expanding Beyond Tibetan Texts

April 2019 Sarah Anne joined Jann Ronis, BDRC executive director, and Philip Menchaca, manager of grants and programs, at a Cambridge restaurant to talk about the past and future of BDRC. Read on to learn about BDRC’s expansion into Southeast Asia texts as well...
Pioneering a Hundred-Year Mission

Pioneering a Hundred-Year Mission

To read the Buddha’s words in one’s own language is the wish of most every Buddhist practitioner. Therefore, it is said that translating sutras and shastras generates a great deal of merit. In 2010, 84000 was launched in support of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s mission...
Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche Joins KF Board of Directors

Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche Joins KF Board of Directors

Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche is the abbot of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s unique and progressive monastery, Chökyi Gyatso Institute (CGI), in eastern Bhutan. The more than 150 monks living at CGI receive a rigorous shedra education and also learn numerous rituals,...