“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 Buddha's teachings, as well as increasing awareness and understanding of the these 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

Upcoming Livestream from Mexico City

18 October 2017

Rinpoche teaches on "Peyote vs Shamatha vs Vipassana vs Habanero vs Mariachi vs Mojito” - UPDATED!

Yi’s Time with Rinpoche

6 October 2017

Chinese web TV program ‘Yi's Time’ presents a two part interview with Rinpoche. Often times candid, personal, and profound, these interviews are a must watch.


25 August 2017

Podcast of teachings on Prajnaparamita (Heart Sutra) now available; PLUS launch of our new official SI YouTube Channel

Livestream from Australia

6 August 2017

Rinpoche's upcoming teaching in Sydney, Australia will be livestreamed.

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Volunteer in Residence program 2017

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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