Story Series

Goodman Lecture Series
The Goodman Lectures are organized in honor of long-time Khyentse Foundation friend and advisor, Professor Steven D. Goodman.

Erik Pema Kunsang

Key Points of Timeless Value
"Anyone, anytime, anywhere can improve, liberate, and transcend the present state of mind.  I will speak on the four timeless principles taught in the Samadhiraja-sutra (‘The King of Samadhis Sutra’)."

Dr. Gareth Sparham

A Brief History of, and Introduction to, the Śatasāhasrikāprajñāpāramitā (“The Perfection of Wisdom in One Hundred Thousand Lines”)
“The Perfection of Wisdom in One Hundred Thousand Lines” is a colossal scripture. Probably the longest sacred book in existence, it comprises 12 volumes running to nearly 10,000 pages.

Professor Seiji Kumagai

Kyoto University
The Past, Present, and Future of Buddhism and Buddhology in Japan
This talk will explore the history and current state of Buddhism and Buddhology in Japan, with an eye toward what they might aspire to become in the future.
Words of Wisdom Series
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche speaking on pressing topics for the modern practitioner.
Great Patron Series
In 2002, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche began identifying some of the great patrons of Buddhism.

Thangtong Gyalpo

Born in Ölpa Lhartse in upper Tsang, Tibet, the historical figure Thangtong was a unique mahasiddha both because of his tremendous realization and his engineering accomplishments.

Core Activity News

Supporting Buddhist scholarship at academic institutions around the world. Read more about our academic impact.
Education for Children
Bringing Buddhist education to the youngest generation. Read more about our supported education projects.
Text Preservation
Protecting the Buddhist literary heritage. Visit our text preservation page for more information about programs we support.


KF Voices

Never Stop Asking

Lynn Hoberg shares what it's like to volunteer behind the scenes of a historic event when emotions are running high and so much is at stake.
Words from Rinpoche
Donor Story