Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
- Board Of DirectorsChairman
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is Khyentse Foundation’s founder and chair. He sets the direction for the foundation’s work by determining the areas that require focus, energy, and funds.
Born in Bhutan in 1961 to a family of renowned Buddhist masters, Rinpoche was recognized as an incarnation of the founder of the Rimé (nonsectarian) movement of Tibetan Buddhism, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. After an extended amount of traditional monastic training in Buddhist philosophy and ritual, Rinpoche began teaching around the world. He is a revered Buddhist teacher to unlimited students around the world, as well as an acclaimed author, filmmaker, and benefactor.
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