HE Luding Khen Chen Rinpoche's 85th Birthday - October 2015
The most joyous and magnificent of occasions, the celebrating and praying for the long life of His Eminence Kyabje Dorje Chang Luding Khen Chen Jamyang Tenpei Nyima Rinpoche - the Supreme Vajradhara, 26 October 2015 Learn more!
Luding Khen Rinpoche visits the Great Sakya Pandita's Cremation Site - September 2015
HE Luding Khenpo paid an exceptionally special visit to the most holy historical site of importance for all Sakyapas, the Great Sakya Pandita Cremation Site, at Wuwei, Gansu province. Learn more!
Publication of sacred root texts
112 sacred root texts have now been full digitally transcribed by HE Luding Khen Rinpoche's publication team Learn more!

The Blessed One (Baghavan), under the King of Trees (Bodhi Tree), when You gained triumph over all the maras by the power of loving kindness, made all the various things over earth and under sky wondrous and auspicious. May that same auspiciousness establish you at peace today!


The Luding Foundation is a non-profit organisation which is dedicated to supporting the preservation of the Buddhadharma through a patronage system.


Education is a fundamental part of human development. Luding Foundation aspires to be a pillar for the Monastic community who, through their devotional undertaking, commit to the rigorous task of practicing the Buddhadharma with the intent of attaining the perfection of altruism for the sake of others.

Foundation Projects

 Ngor Monastery


H.E Luding Khen Rinpoche is responsible for 210 Monks currently enrolled at Ngor Monastery, Manduwala India. Your support is needed for resources including food, robes, texts, tuition and healthcare for our Monastic community. Learn more 

 supporting retreatants

H.E Luding Khen Rinpoche is a strong advocate for Monks undertaking retreat. Doing retreat is important. If one person gains Enlightenment, he or she can help countless sentient beings. It is indispensible that graduated Monks undertake long-term retreat. Philosophical education coupled with meditative contemplation is an advanced aspect of the Buddhist path. Learn more


Sakya Institute of Vajrayana

Young Monks The Sakya Institute of Vajrayana, India is the only Vajrayana philosophical institute and long retreat training centre outside of Tibet. The Institute requires your support to maintain the right causes and conditions to train Lamas who will uphold and preserve the Buddhadharma. 97 Lamas are currently enrolled. This number will increase by next semester. Learn more 


Young Monks The entire collection of Original Vajrayana Root Texts are at risk of extinction. The vast knowledge contained within these Texts now depends entirely on this project. This is a priceless undertaking to preserve such a large amount of Root and Commentary Texts. Learn more 

 Little Bodhi Seed

Young Monks Many under-privileged young children and orphans as young as 5 years old are given to Ngor Monastery each year out of severe family hardship from remote poverty-stricken Himalayan regions. At present, we have over 100 little Monks under 12 years old. These little children are taken in and cared for in our Monastery. Amoungst such difficult conditions, these little Bodhi seed children will eventually become Buddhas. How amazing. Learn more 

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