“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 (SI) supports Rinpoche’s buddhadharma activities worldwide by organizing teachings and retreats, distributing and archiving recorded teachings, transcribing, editing and translating manuscripts and practice texts, and establishing a global community committed to continual study and practice.


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

Buddhist online studies with Jakob Leschly

16 March 2018

The Heart of Compassion, by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Thursdays, April 12th to May 17th

Happy Dog Year- a Losar message from the Khyentse Mandala

15 February 2018

Read the Losar 2018 message from Khyentse Mandala

A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom

31 December 2017

Specific instructions on ngöndro practice as part of the Ngondro Gar Study and Practice Forum. Commencing January 3, 9 am, 2018 Australian Time (AEDT)

Life, Illusion and Art

25 December 2017

For the Himalayan Times, Rinpoche talks about the illusion called life and why there is no life without art.

Rinpoche's Schedule

HINAMUDRA: Teachings at Deer Park Institute

25 - 28 March 2018 at Bir, India

Meditation - Study & Practice

13 - 15 April 2018 at Pune, India

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on the Prajnaparamita Sutra (Nepal 2017) is now available on Siddhartha’s Intent.

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