Preserving Tibetan Culture:

Conceived and born from the spiritual traditions of Tibet, the tradition of Shambhala and the Sakyong lineage have a special connection to the Tibetan people and culture. Below are some of the projects our patrons have supported towards preserving Tibetan culture.

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Sakyong Wangmo Fund

In 2008, the Foundation contributed $80,000 towards the Chandragiri Health Project, to help eradicate malaria in a well-established Tibetan settlement in North East India. Learn More »

Shambhala Lineage Thangka

A unique depiction of the Shambhala lineage tree, commissioned by the Sakyong from a team of artists led by pre-eminent thangka painter Ngoedup Rongae.  Learn More »

The Great River of Blessings

The Sakyong Foundation is host to The Great River Of Blessings, a free, downloadable account of the three-month Rinchen Terdzö conferred on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in Orissa, India by His Eminence Namkha Drimed Rinpoche in 2008-2009. The event had a great impact on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and was very inspiring to the community at large. Learn More »