“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. 


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

Livestream from Hong Kong

7 December 2016

Rinpoche's teachings in Hong Kong will be livestreamed.

False Fundraising Alert

5 December 2016

People are claiming to raise funds for Chökyi Gyatso Institute (CGI) in Dewathang, Bhutan by selling Guru Rinpoche statues which has absolutely no relationship to Rinpoche or any of his activities...

Livestream from Taiwan

28 November 2016

Rinpoche's teachings in Taiwan will be livestreamed.

Livestream from India

9 November 2016

Rinpoche’s activities in Bodhgaya will be livestreamed.

Dzongsar Monlam begins Nov. 1st

30 October 2016

Details on this year's Dzongsar Monlam hosted by Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute...

Rinpoche's Schedule

The Way of the Bodhisattva

16 - 18 December 2016 at Tokyo, Japan

Seventy Verses on Emptiness

8 - 10 February 2017 at Pune, 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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