“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.


Chimé Phagme Nyingthik and Vimai Ladrub Intensive Training Programs

- British Columbia, Canada: July 12-20, 2014
- Sydney, Australia: October 31 - November 6, 2014

Latest News

It depends... goes live!

1 June 2014

A website dedicated to the accumulation of the mantra of interdependent (dependent) origination has just been launched.

Web Programmer Needed

31 May 2014

Siddhartha's Intent is looking for a volunteer who is an expert web programmer in Silverstripe to assist with the maintenance of the new SI website. 

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Volunteer in Residence, Autumn 2014
- Work as Practice, October 2014
- Wheel of Life, November 2014 

Click here for the full schedule with program details

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teaches on Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s foreword to the first English translation of the book, 'The Rain of Wisdom', a collection of songs of realization from the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

Purchase the Rain of Wisdom talk

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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