“Our job is to develop confidence in the fact that our own true nature has exactly the same potential as that of the Buddha, and that all we need to do to mature that potential is follow Siddhartha's example and apply the right methods.”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Founded in 1986 by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Siddhartha’s Intent (SI) supports Rinpoche’s buddhadharma activities worldwide by organizing teachings and retreats, distributing and archiving recorded teachings, transcribing, editing and translating manuscripts and practice texts, and establishing a global community committed to continual study and practice.

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Bhumisparsha - Touching the Earth

Let us recite the Buddha’s name. Let us sing his name. Let us dance his name. And let us praise, honour and hail his name. Introducing the "Bhumisparsha" Project.

SI Instructors: Letter from Rinpoche

Read about Rinpoche's appointment of some new SI instructors together with his encouragement to senior instructors to continue their work to propagate the dharma.

Mugwort-born

Check out 'Mugwort-born', Rinpoche's memoir-in-progress. It features rare photos and very personal stories about his life.

Latest News

Mañjushri-Nama-Samgiti

22 July 2020

Join us online for the 200th Birthday Celebration of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo on 25 July.

To Give or Not to Give

16 July 2020

Do not let yourself be conned. Please read.

Kuntuzangpo Monlam

19 June 2020

Join the global sangha reciting Samantabhadra's aspiration prayer during the solar eclipse of 21 June.

Interview with Kuensel

29 April 2020

"Things aren’t looking good, but there’s a lot we can do", tells us Rinpoche in an interview with Bhutanese newspaper Kuensel.

Illuminating the world

11 April 2020

To the most venerable Triple Gem we offer our fabricated lights to illumine the sacred Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya.

Rinpoche's Schedule

Dzongsar Monlam & Siddhartha Festival - POSTPONED

13 - 25 October 2020 at Bodhgaya, India

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

Retreats at Sea to Sky Retreat Centre
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on Lhakthong (2019, Bhutan) are now available. Many people do not realizie that the Bhutanese concept of lhakthong is the same as vipassana. Lhakthong means seeing the true colour of life. 

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Donations are greatly appreciated to continue to support Rinpoche’s teaching activities worldwide. 

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