15th IATS Seminar Report

Report by Nisheeta Jagtiani, July 2019 This year marked the 15th seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS). On the first evening of the seminar, Khyentse Foundation awarded prizes for outstanding dissertation and translation in 2019. Cécile...

IATS Seminar: On The Ground

Report by Zack Beer, July 2019 The 15th IATS seminar in Paris July 2019 was a fun-filled weeklong reunion of several hundred scholars involved in studies of all things Tibetan, impeccably timed during a comfortable gap between two record-breaking French heatwaves....

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...

Year One at The Kanishka School

The Kanishka School is the newest monastic school for children ages 8 to 15 that KF is supporting. Just wrapping up its first full school year and housing 120 young monks, the school is part of Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute, Dzongsar Khyentse...