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108 Seconds: 21st Century Methods in the Monastic Classroom

June 26th, 2015

108 Seconds: 21st Century Methods in the Monastic Classroom from Khyentse Foundation on Vimeo. From April 30 to May 4, 2015, Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lödro Intsitute hosted a 5-day training, “Bringing 21st Century Methods into the Monastic Classroom,” led by Mrs. Jaya Das of Singapore and her assistant Mala. The training was attended by more…

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Teacher Training for a 21st Century Monastic Classroom

June 26th, 2015

From April 30 to May 4, 2015, DKCLI hosted a 5-day training, “Bringing 21st Century Methods into the Monastic Classroom,” led by Mrs. Jaya Das of Singapore and her assistant Mala.

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Solar Electricity Lights Up Nightly Debates

March 31st, 2015

The green courtyard and main campus street of Sakya College for Nuns are now safer, nicer, and all around brighter thanks to a grant from Khyentse Foundation that brought solar-powered lighting to the area. Principal Ven. Dechen Wangmo describes how difficult it was to see who was speaking during the spirited evening debates, which take place in the outdoor courtyard.

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A Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley

February 24th, 2014

In 2013, KF sponsored Dongsung Shabdrung Rinpoche to take an intensive three-month English language program in India, and then sent him to the University of California at Berkeley as a visiting scholar for the fall semester. Surprisingly, of all the challenges he faced as a visiting scholar at U.C. Berkeley, Rinpoche described his greatest challenge as being the mastery of the art of …

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Technology for Nuns

January 20th, 2014

KF Supports Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s Dongyu Gatsal Ling  By Emily Webber In the Kangra district of Northern India, nestled below the Himalayas and fresh with the growing trees and grasses of an ancient forest, a new generation of Buddhist teachers meets the modern world. Through a Khyentse Foundation grant, the nuns at Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s…

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