About Us

 

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is a 501(c)3 non profit organization directed and run entirely by volunteers.   Since 2009, the foundation has published several Vietnamese translations of shastras (commentaries) from Indian Nalanda masters.  We also publish translations into Vietnamese by Je Tsongkhapa.   

All publications are distributed free at temples and Dharma Centers.

One Teacher - Many Traditions by the Dalai Lama & Thubten Chodren.
Publication 2017

Commentary on the Eight Verses of Mind Training by the 14th Dalai Lama - Printed July 2015.  Translation by Venerable Thích Hạnh Tấn, Abbot of Tu Viện Vô Lượng Thọ (Buddhistisches Klausurzentrum Amitayus). Teaching to the Vietnamese community & friends in 2014 Boston.  Also is available on DVDs and online.

Entrance to the Middle Way-Madhyamakavatara by Chandrakirti - 1st edition December 2015; 2nd ed April 2016.  Translation by Venerable Thích Hạnh Tấn, Abbot of Tu Viện Vô Lượng Thọ (Buddhistisches Klausurzentrum Amitayus)  & Ven. Thích Nhật Hạnh.  Distribute at 12 days Sangha annual retreat in San Jose and Boston.                           

Lam Rim Chenmo by Je Tsongkhapa - 1st edition 2012; reprinted 2013 & 2014.  Translation by Lamrim Lotsawa Group.

The Bodhisattva Way Of Life-Bodhicaryavatara by Santideva - 2011. Translation by Venerable Thích Trí Hải.

Commentary on the Awakening Mind-Bodhicittavivarana by Arya Nagarjuna - A commentary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Teaching to the Vietnamese community & friends in 2009 New York City.  Also is available on DVDs and online.

Siksaccamucaya by Santideva - 2010.  Translation by Venerable Thích Như Điển, Viên Giác, Germany.

Commentary on the practice of Thousand Arms Avalokiteshvara by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Teaching to the Vietnamese community & friends in 2009 New York City.  Also is available on online.

The Thirty Seven Practices of the Bodhisattva.  1st edition 2009, 2nd edition 2015; 3rd edition 2016.

The foundation has the honor to organize teachings hosting the 14th Dalai Lama and has worked with the Niem Phat Duong Fremont, California; Vien Duc Nunnary, San Jose;  Bao Chi Meditation Center, Oklahoma; Universal Benevolence Foundation, Virginia;  Linh Son Vitry Sur Seine, France;  Six Paramitas Group, New York; Sakya Institute of Buddhist Studies, Cambridge; Viet Nalanda Foundation, Texas  in hosting teachings for the Vietnamese Community in Virginia, Maryland, Boston, San Jose, Houston, New York and France.  

Prajna Upadesa Foundation also supports Dharma library of English texts at several Vietnamese temples and meditation centers.

 

 

 

 

 

  

The sangha at the Eight Verses of Mind Training, Boston

  The Sangha at Eight Verses of Mind Training