Khyentse Network

Khyentse Foundation is one of many organizations overseen by Dzongsar Khyenste Rinpoche. With varying visions and objectives, including both religious and secular pursuits, these organizations address an array of global concerns. Some projects remain under the Khyentse Foundation umbrella while others operate independently.

Community Support

KF India

KF India was established in 2011 to expand and provide on-the-ground support for Khyentse Foundation’s projects in India.

Lhomon Society

A registered Civil Society Organization formed in 2012 to uphold, support, and promote sustainable development in the Kingdom of Bhutan through grassroots initiatives, holistic education, and training initiatives, such as Lhomon Education and the Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative.

Lotus Outreach International

A nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women and children living in poverty through access to education, training, and care.

Education Projects and Schools

Kanishka School

A Buddhist school for children in the trans-Himalayan region that prepares students for study at Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute and elsewhere.


Dzongsar Monastery

The birthplace of the Khyentse lineage, a monastic college that supports the traditions of all schools of Buddhism with a curriculum that includes philosophy, poetry, and medicine.

Planet Support


A campaign to show love for animals, our planet, and our health by eating less meat. 

The Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative

A project of Lhomon Society to build prosperous, ecologically sensitive, and self-reliant communities, enhance opportunities for local youth, and create a genuine Gross National Happiness-based educational system.

Practice and Cultural Centers

Buddha Pāda

A center for the study and practice of all Buddhist traditions and other Indian philosophical systems.

Deer Park Institute

A residential institute committed to re-creating the spirit of Nalanda, the ancient Indian university dedicated to the study and practice of Buddhism and classical Indian philosophy, arts, and sciences.

Licchavi House

Overlooking the Boudhanath Stupa, a contemporary Nepalese cultural center of art, heritage, and hospitality that provides opportunities for social and cultural engagement, spiritual growth, and the arts.

Sea to Sky Retreat Center

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s only retreat center in North America, offering both self and guided retreat opportunities.

Publications and Media

Mugwort Born

Online publication of the memoir-in-progress of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.

Teachings and Practice

Ngöndro Gar

An international community of students committed to the practice of Ngöndro as taught and advised by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.

The Milinda Program

Create a core training curriculum for dharma teachers and set a common standard for teaching outside of Buddhist institutions.

Tri Ratna Anusmṛti Sādhanā

A regular online community practice of the Triratna Anusmṛti Sādhanā, the Recollection of the Noble Three Jewels.

Zabtik Drolma / Green Tara Practice

Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha’s Intent wish to offer you the beautiful sadhana “Accumulating Wisdom and Merit Through the Mandala of Arya Tara”, discovered by Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa and adapted by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, with exquisite illustrations by Emily Avery Crow.

Translation Projects