“The vast majority of us perform two activities almost instinctively; we like to throw out rubbish and love collecting goodies. This universal habitual pattern can be usefully employed as a format on the spiritual path”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Founded in 1989 by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Siddhartha's Intent is an international Buddhist association of non-profit nationally registered societies and charities, with the principal intention of preserving the Buddhist teachings, as well as increasing an awareness and understanding of the Buddha's teachings, beyond the limits of cultures and tradition. 


Accumulation of Seven Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche

In anticipation of the year of the Fire Monkey (Feb. 9, 2016), Rinpoche has requested those who are following in the footsteps of Guru Rinpoche to accumulate the 7 line prayer...

Online Studies: The Hundred Verses of Advice

A series of 6 one hour talks of Buddhist Studies with Jakob Leschly about The Hundred Verses of Advice of Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse.

Vajradhara Gonpa: dissolving a mandala

Alison Wells writes a tribute to the creation and dissolution of Vajradhara Gonpa on the east coast of Australia

Ongoing Webinar: Bodhicharyavatara

One of Rinpoche's appointed instructors offers ongoing classes on Shantideva’s Bodhicharyavatara.

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Message from Rinpoche for those chanting the Seven Line Prayer

3 November 2015

Message from Rinpoche to those who are accumulating the Seven Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche and web site news...



14 July 2015

A Day-Long Public Talk With Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche livestreamed on 19, July, 2015, PDT time.

UPDATED: The talk is now available as a free video and audio podcast.

Special U.S. Screening of VARA, July 20th

30 June 2015

JUST ANNOUNCED: Come join us for a Special Screening of Vara: A Blessing followed by a Q&A with Khyentse Norbu and the actor and author Peter Coyote and preceded by an exclusive reception celebrating Vara’s upcoming online release.

Monday, July 20th in Nothern California, at the Rafael Film Center.

Tickets on sale Wednesday, July 1st.

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Paramita Practice Retreat, led by Alex Trisoglio, November 20-22


New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teaches on Lojong: ‘training the mind’, in Berlin, 2014. The teachings emphasize the practice of bodhichitta and the 'exchanging oneself for others', introduced to Tibet by Lord Atisha in the eleventh century.

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Support Deer Park

Support Deer Park Institute in India and you can choose a gift: one or two downloadable mp3 sets produced by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.

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