Tsadra Foundation awards scholarships for both advanced Buddhist studies and advanced contemplative training.
Our vision and mission are advanced through four grant-giving programs: contemplation, translation, higher education, and publication.
A new series of digital books and apps featuring the most important texts for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism.
CONFERENCES & MEETINGS
Forums for sustained dialogue and collective reflection supporting the work of scholars and translators of Tibetan Buddhism.
Advancing the combined study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism
Tsadra Foundation is a privately funded nonprofit trust established in New York City in 2000. We provide vital funding for the combined study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the west.
The Treasury of knowledge
by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye
After 25 years of dedicated effort by the Kalu Rinpoche Translation Group and 12 years of support by Tsadra Foundation we are happy to announce the completion of this important encyclopedic compendium.
The Bilingual Edition of The Treasury of Knowledge
This application provides access to titles from The Treasury of Knowledge, including a bilingual English-Tibetan presentation of the encyclopedia, rich contents, easy navigation, and clear libraries.
Download the free app from the Apple Store, and enjoy free content and free previews of articles with the option to purchase books at affordable prices.
Start downloading and exploring our free apps at the Aople Store.
Android and Kindle editions coming soon!
Advanced Studies Scholarships
Advanced Contemplative Scholarships
Translation & Transmission
October 2-5, 2014
Keystone, Colorado, USA
Registration is Now Open!
In 2014 Tsadra Foundation will launch a series of large-scale conferences held on a regular basis to provide an international forum for sustained dialogue and the sharing of ideas and experiences, as well as for collective reflection on the larger cultural and societal dimensions of the transmission of Tibetan Buddhism to the contemporary sphere.
● Refining Our Perception of Reality, Sera Kandro, trans. Ngawang Zangpo
● Wondrous Dance, Autobiography of Khenpo Ngakchung, trans. Heidi Nevin and Jacob Leschly
● When Clouds Part, Uttaratantrashastra, w/ commentary by Tashi Ozer, trans. Karl Brunnhölzl
● Au coeur du ciel, Le système de la Voie médiane dans la tradition kagyu, vol 2, trans. Christian Charrier
● The Profound Inner Principles, Karmapa Rangjung Dorje, w/ commentary by Jamgön Kongtrul, trans. Elizabeth Callahan
Tsadra Foundation envisions a flourishing community of Western scholar-practitioners who are fully trained in the traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Grounded in wisdom and compassion, these individuals actively enrich the world through their openness and excellence.
Contributing to the ongoing development of wisdom and compassion in Western minds by advancing the combined study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism.