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Gao Mingdao Appointed the 2018 Khyentse Fellow

By Jun Xie Life went on as usual except that the weather in Taipei was unusually warm for December. Like many of the 2,000+ participants, I was still immersed in the beautiful 10-day Ushnisha Vijaya Puja presided over by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, which had concluded...

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Remarks from Gao Mingdao

Below, please find Gao Mingdao’s full address from his KF Fellowship Award presentation. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and Professor Gao Mingdao. Photo by Dawa Drolma. Looking at this vast assembly, I am reminded of the Buddhist insight that things come into existence...

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Losar Gift from SI and KF

Happy Year of the Pig from all of us at Siddhartha's Intent and Khyentse Foundation!  To celebrate the Year of the Pig, Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha’s Intent jointly offer a beautifully designed calendar to inspire your practice throughout the year, with the...

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Losar Greeting: Year of the Pig

Rinpoche welcomes the Year of the Earth Pig.  Watch the video, with Rinpoche's advice for welcoming the Year of the Earth Pig. The video is available in English and Tibetan, with subtitles in nine additional languages including Chinese (traditional and simplified),...

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Rinpoche’s 2018 Address KF Board

Rinpoche’s address to the Khyentse Foundation Board of Directors December 3, 2018 Hello, everyone, everywhere—east, west, here, there. I will repeat things I have been repeating for, how many years? First of all, I would like to thank everyone, not just here,...

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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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November FOCUS: KF-India’s Reviving Activities

This month's Focus features the work of KF-India. KF is making special efforts to revive the Buddhist heritage in India, the source of the great river of Buddhism—the place where Shakyamuni Buddha was born, achieved enlightenment, and taught for 45 years before...

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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.