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.
KF India was established in 2011 to expand and provide on-the-ground support for Khyentse Foundation’s projects in India.
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.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women and children living in poverty through access to education, training, and care.
A preschool offering an innovative, bilingual, nature-inspired, Buddhist-oriented program for children aged 18 months to 6 years old.
A Buddhist school for children in the trans-Himalayan region that prepares students for study at Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute and elsewhere.
An educational program for young monks at Chökyi Gyatso Institute for Buddhist Studies in Dewathang, Bhutan, based on Buddhist principles and grounded in Bhutan’s philosophy of Gross National Happiness.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to creating pathways for Buddhist wisdom to enhance modern education.
An independent, progressive school for children that integrates Buddhist wisdom from all traditions to enhance modern education.
A monastic college that offers both traditional and modern approaches to education with an emphasis on integrating art and the environment into the classroom.
A shedra serving hundreds of monastics with rigorous programs in traditional Buddhist philosophy, languages, and other subjects.
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.
A campaign to show love for animals, our planet, and our health by eating less meat.
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.
A center for the study and practice of all Buddhist traditions and other Indian philosophical systems.
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.
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.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s only retreat center in North America, offering both self and guided retreat opportunities.
Online publication of the memoir-in-progress of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.
A global initiative offering modern meditation tips and teachings from authentic Buddhist teachers and practitioners.
An international community of students committed to the practice of Ngöndro as taught and advised by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.
Supports Rinpoche’s teaching and practice activities by organizing, translating, transcribing, and archiving teachings, and much more.
Create a core training curriculum for dharma teachers and set a common standard for teaching outside of Buddhist institutions.
A regular online community practice of the Triratna Anusmṛti Sādhanā, the Recollection of the Noble Three Jewels.
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.
A global nonprofit initiative to translate the Buddha’s words into modern languages and make them freely available to everyone.
A KF project to translate the collected works of major Khyentse lineage masters, starting with Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, and to make them available online, first in English and then in other languages.
A KF project to translate Buddhist canons into Chinese, with an emphasis on training translators.