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`The specific purposes for which Jonang Foundation is organized are the preservation, documentation, revivification and transmission of the Jonang lineage from its ancient antecedents up to the living tradition; collection, conservation and diffusion of Jonang art and literature; translation of significant Jonang historical, philosophical and contemplative literary works; development of educational institutions including schools, monasteries, retreat facilities and library resource centers that support the Jonang; promotion of the intellectual, creative and spiritual heritage of the Jonang through preserving, sustaining and enlivening the distinctive Jonang Tibetan Buddhist tradition in contemporary contexts.

Jonang Foundation was instituted as a U.S. non-profit organization in order to support the activities and carry-out the intents of the Jonang Standing Council, and the Jonang tradition in general.