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Announcing the Khyentse Foundation Children’s Book Prize

With a shared vision to inspire and educate generations to come, and to encourage the development of Buddhist resources for parents and children, Khyentse Foundation and Bala Kids (Shambhala Publications’ new children’s imprint) are teaming up to offer The Khyentse... read more

Manoel Reverendo Vidal Neto

The entire Khyentse Foundation team is saddened by the passing of our long-time team member Manoel Reverendo Vidal Neto. Manoel was Khyentse Foundation’s Brazil representative for 9 years and was a dear friend to many. He was also a founder and advisor of... read more

Tara Altar Live on KF Website

The Tara altar is now live on the KF website. You can download all of the vivid Tara images that Rinpoche commissioned, along with teachings, commentaries, mantras, videos, and much more. Thanks to everyone who helped put this valuable resource together. Go to the... read more

FOCUS: Do You Have a Dream?

With support of a Khyentse Foundation Ashoka Grant, Polish filmmaker Malgorzata Dobrowolska has made an inspiring documentary about the revival of the tradition of ordaining women as bhikkhunis (nuns) in Theravada Buddhism. Shakyamuni Buddha ordained both women and... read more

Rangjung Yeshe Institute Scholarships Partnership Continues

In 2016, Khyentse Foundation awarded a grant of $20,000 USD to Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Nepal to support its financial aid program. It is a matching funds program by which Khyentse Foundation matches the contribution from Rangjung Yeshe Institute. This joint... read more

Latest Newsletter

  • FOCUS: Do You Have a Dream?

    With support of a Khyentse Foundation Ashoka Grant, Polish filmmaker Malgorzata Dobrowolska has made an inspiring documentary about the revival of the tradition of ordaining women as bhikkhunis (nuns) in Theravada Buddhism. Shakyamuni Buddha ordained both women and men, but after centuries of thriving in Sri Lanka and other parts of Asia, so few bhikkhunis […]

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KF Annual Reports

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... read more

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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Read PDF versions of all annual reports

FOCUS: Do You Have a Dream?

With support of a Khyentse Foundation Ashoka Grant, Polish filmmaker Malgorzata Dobrowolska has made an inspiring documentary about the revival of the tradition of ordaining women as bhikkhunis (nuns) in Theravada Buddhism. Shakyamuni Buddha ordained both women and... read more

FOCUS: CATALYZING ENLIGHTENED ACTIVITY

Read the June Focus here CATALYZING ENLIGHTENED ACTIVITY Two Ways of Supporting Dharma Activities: Funding Existing Projects and Creating New Ones The tremendous success of 84000 demonstrates how KF is able to support enlightened activity with funding and... read more

FOCUS: Homage to Tara

KHYENTSE FOUNDATION’S GREATEST PATRON In This Issue: VIDEO: Rinpoche explains why he hosted the Tara puja for KF VIDEO: Faces of the Tara Puja On March 24, 2017, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche began a 21-day Tara puja to pay homage to Tara. Rinpoche personally... 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.