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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, perform...

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June Focus

KF is happy to announce a new Khyentse chair at the University of Michigan: the Khyentse Gendun Chopel Professorship. This is the largest gift dedicated to the study of Tibetan Buddhism in North America. “As citizens of a world that is ever shifting, changing and even...

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Rinpoche’s First Visit to Israel

Photo courtesy of Alexander Dogaev. In mid-June 2018, Rinpoche visited Israel for the first time for a series of dharma teachings with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During his visit, Rinpoche and KF executive director, Cangioli Che, made plans with Dr. Eviatar...

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KF Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report

KF ANNUAL REPORT | CELEBRATING PURPOSE AND GROWTH In a World of Change, KF's Fundamental Purpose Remains the Same Long before there was a Khyentse Foundation, Rinpoche had a vision. The foundation exists to help him realize it. As he said in his address to the KF...

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2016 Annual Report

CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF DHARMA ACTIVITY 2001-2016 in Words and Images It’s been 15 years since a small group of students—determined to help relieve Rinpoche of his financial responsibilities for the support of his monasteries in China, India, and Bhutan—helped start...

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2015 Annual Report

The 2015 annual report is streamlined, with fewer pages, highlighting a few individuals and projects.

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June Focus

KF is happy to announce a new Khyentse chair at the University of Michigan: the Khyentse Gendun Chopel Professorship. This is the largest gift dedicated to the study of Tibetan Buddhism in North America. “As citizens of a world that is ever shifting, changing and even...

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FOCUS: April 2018

April Focus | Prize for 2018 Outstanding Translation Awarded KF Prize for Outstanding Translation is an award for excellence in translation from the main classical languages of Buddhism into English from any Buddhist tradition. This year the award goes to Dr. Andy...

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FOCUS: March 2018

In the March Focus, we share upcoming grant deadlines, the first-ever online access to the 2018 KF Lecture on Buddhism and Divination, as well as reflections and aspirations from Amelia Chow, one of the founders of both KF and Siddhartha's Intent. Read more...

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Great Patron Series

In 2002, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche began identifying some of the great patrons of Buddhism, from Shakyamuni’s own patron, Sudatta Anathapindika to the warlord king Ashoka. Without these patrons, Buddhism would have had little chance to flourish. In every Khyentse Foundation Communique, Rinpoche shares the life story of one of these inspiring patrons.