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The Bodhi Bhajan Project

The journey of the Indian sangha to create beautiful Buddhist devotional songs By Zubin Balsara In the Indian cultural context, bhajans are a form of community devotional songs. Most Indians grow up listening to and singing bhajans in temples, during prayers, and at... read more

How To Listen to the Teachings in an Academic Setting

  On February 8, 2017 Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche taught on Arya Nagarjuna’s Sunyatasaptati, the 70 Stanzas on Emptiness, at the Department of Pali, Savitribai Phule Pune University. Here are his opening remarks. I would like to express my joy at being here in... read more

FOCUS: Guardians of the Dharma

Khyentse Foundation partners with Buddhist Studies programs at 13 universities on four continents to encourage excellence in Buddhist scholarship. Rinpoche has often said that academics and scholars are the “guardians of the Dharma” because they ensure... read more

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    BHAJANS, BUDDHIST STUDIES, AND DR. BADRI | BUDDHISM IN INDIA The city of Pune was originally called “Punya-nagari,” which means the city (nagari) of good merit (punya). Pune has a rich history of education, social change, and spirituality, and Khyentse Foundation has a strong connection with the place and its people. Read the March Focus […]

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KF Annual Reports

2015 Annual Report

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

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2014 Annual Report

As Khyentse Foundation enters its 14th year of operation, we are constantly looking for new and more effective ways to fulfill Rinpoche’s all-embracing vision to ensure the longevity of the Buddhadharma.

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2013 Annual Report

Every year we publish an annual report. Does that sound boring? It’s not! The facts can be fascinating, and this year we decided to make the report a yearbook, filled with images and information about Rinpoche’s activities…

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FOCUS: Buddhism in India

BHAJANS, BUDDHIST STUDIES, AND DR. BADRI | BUDDHISM IN INDIA The city of Pune was originally called “Punya-nagari,” which means the city (nagari) of good merit (punya). Pune has a rich history of education, social change, and spirituality, and Khyentse Foundation has... read more

FOCUS: Guardians of the Dharma

Khyentse Foundation partners with Buddhist Studies programs at 13 universities on four continents to encourage excellence in Buddhist scholarship. Rinpoche has often said that academics and scholars are the “guardians of the Dharma” because they ensure... read more

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.