“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. 


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.

TV Show in Bhutan

A weekly Bhutanese TV show presents a recent teaching with Rinpoche.

Ongoing Webinar: Bodhicharyavatara

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

Latest News

How India Is Squandering Its Top Export: The Buddha

7 April 2015

"In this article, I've tried to point to some possible historical, political, strategic, religious, philosophical, caste and other explanations for this region's heedless squandering of its rich and profound Buddhist heritage. But, whatever the reasons to date, the bottom line is that it doesn't have to be this way."

Check out the full analysis by Rinpoche in Huffington Post India.

Year of the Wood Sheep

18 February 2015

Losar Message from Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

It depends... A final message from Rinpoche : UPDATED

12 January 2015

"I offer my gratitude and appreciation for the diligence and enthusiasm of all those who have recited the mantra..."

Rinpoche's Schedule

A Darshan in Vimalakirti Sutra

28 - 29 April 2015 at Bir, India

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

-  Weekend retreat April 17-19 on the Heart Sutra

Click here for the full schedule with program details

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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