“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. 


84000 launches new Reading Room

Translating the Words of the Buddha is pleased to announce its newly updated Reading Room and the publication of ten newly translated Tibetan Buddhist texts.


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

White Sail Part 2 - Online Studies

Jakob Leschly, one of Rinpoche's appointed instructors, offers ongoing classes on Thinley Norbu Rinpoche’s book.

Latest News


24 October 2016

'The Guru Drinks Bourbon' by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Teachings - Livestream from Mexico City

29 September 2016

Rinpoche's teachings in Mexico City will be live- streamed.

The Best Offerings

27 September 2016

The Best Offerings - A Letter from Rinpoche

Rinpoche's Schedule

Teaching in Bodhgaya

8 - 10 November 2016 at Bodhgaya, India

Pujas and Teachings in Taiwan

26 November - 4 December 2016 at Taipei, Taiwan

How can Bankers, Homemakers, and Normal People practice the Six Paramitas?

9 - 10 December 2016 at Hong Kong

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Buddhist Meditation Retreat,
November 4-6, 2016
 - 2016 Volunteer in Residence Program 


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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