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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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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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Letter from Rinpoche, 15 April, 2018

Dear Friends, I’m sorry for creating a situation that made people worry. For many years I have had a little bit of a problem with the prostate, for which I have now had surgery and am recovering very well. I so appreciate all your concern and am grateful for all your...

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Branding Buddhism

Rinpoche’s Lecture Series for Tulkus and Khenpos March 27 through April 4, 2018 The power of materialism meets the power of the dharma: Recently in Bir, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and guest experts lead 54 khenpos, tulkus, and monks through an intensive 9-day course...

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2018 KF Excellence in Leadership and Management Workshop

  “We are trying to present 2,500-year-old values to the 21st century.” ––Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche From March 17 to 22, Khyentse Foundation sponsored the 2018 KF Excellence in Leadership and Management Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche,...

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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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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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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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FOCUS: Supporting Buddhist Education for Children

In the February Focus, we are pleased to introduce Middle Way Education (MWE), a new independent not-for-profit organization supported by Khyentse Foundation, and inspired by Rinpoche's vision for Buddhist education for children. The launch of MWE features two...

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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.