“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. 


The Guru Drinks Bourbon?

Rinpoche's new book is out now, exploring the powerful relationship between guru and student and giving practical advice...

The Best Offerings

A letter from Rinpoche, telling us the best offering we can make to the Buddhas and our teachers is to put the Dharma into practice.


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

Latest News

Livestream for Nepal teachings

29 April 2017

Please click here for the links and times.

UPDATED! More info on April 12 Worldwide Broadcast of Rinpoche's 21-Day Tara Puja for Khyentse Foundation

10 April 2017

Rinpoche and Khyentse Foundation invite the global sangha to join a live recitation of the Praises to the 21 Taras on April 12, 2017.


27 February 2017

Following in Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's footsteps, the Ngondro Gar starts today, February 27, 2017.

A LOSAR Gift from SI and KF: The Bodhgaya Finder

26 February 2017

Happy Losar! Year of the fire bird. Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha's Intent offer Bodhgaya Finder, a custom designed app for as a Tibetan New Year gift. Download the Bodhgaya Finder app, face in the direction Bodhgaya, and remember that this is all a dream. Enjoy!


19 February 2017

2ND Global resounding to be livestreamed for the first time on Losar - Please join us!  

Rinpoche's Schedule

Teachings in Korea

15 - 16 July 2017 at Seoul, Korea

Empowerments and Teachings

4 - 13 August 2017 at Sydney, Australia

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on Two Truths (Bodhgaya, 2014) is now available on Siddhartha’s Intent.

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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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