“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 Great Medicine

A series of 6 talks of Buddhist Studies with Jakob Leschly, each Thursday starting July 2 and finishing August 6.

Modern Education and the Future of Buddhism

A new Interview (January 2015) with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Film tribute to Rinpoche

Siddhartha's Intent Australia celebrated their 30th year anniversary with a video tribute to Rinpoche.

Ongoing Webinar: Bodhicharyavatara

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

Latest News

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.

Wisdom & Compassion audio livestream today June 13th, 2015 from Vancouver

13 June 2015

starting at 2 pm Pacific Standard Timehttp://mixlr.com/siddharthas-intent/ 

for tickets and more info, 


Vancouver screening of Vara: A Blessing

14 May 2015

A special screening June 8th in Vancouver of Khyentse Norbu’s latest feature film Vara: A Blessing followed by a Q&A session with the director.

Rinpoche's Schedule

The Way of the Bodhisattva

12 July 2015 at Seattle, USA

Tamdrin Yangtrö Nagpo Empowerment with Teachings

16 July 2015 at Pema Osel Ling, Corralitos, CA

Is There Buddhism Without Rebirth?

19 July 2015 at Berkeley, California

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Volunteer in Residence, Summer 2015

-  Chime Phagme Nyingthig and Vimai Ladrub Retreat, August 26 - September 3


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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