“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. 


Donations for the Tara Pujas

Those who wish to make a connection with the Arya Tara retreat pujas being held in India and accumulate merit, can make online donations here.

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


19 February 2017

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


6 February 2017

Today is the last Tenth Day of the Monkey Year. Please think of Guru Rinpoche...

Livestream of Rinpoche's Teachings in Mumbai

2 February 2017

The livestream will be from the Lotus Lounge, in Mumbai, India, on February, 4th.

NEW PODCAST RELEASE - Teaching from Hong Kong, December 2016

7 January 2017

How Bankers, Homemakers, and Others Can Practice the Six Paramitas...

New Video Teaching: The Question of Maitreya

5 January 2017

Rinpoche`s teachings on the Sutra "The Question of Maitreya" available as a podcast.

Rinpoche's Schedule

The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras

3 - 5 March 2017 at Singapore

21-Day Arya Tara Retreat

23 March - 12 April 2017 at Bir, India

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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