KYOBPA Foundation

Where does the name of the foundation come from?

The name of the foundation goes back to her Tibetan founder – Kyobpa Chungne Khyentse.

Kyobpa means as much as: protector, defender, savior. Chungne roughly means: origin, source, place of birth. Kyhentse is best translated with wisdom and compassion.

Derived, her name is to express in this way, that she acts as a protector / defender / savior of the source / origin / birthplace of wisdom and compassion.