“Our job is to develop confidence in the fact that our own true nature has exactly the same potential as that of the Buddha, and that all we need to do to mature that potential is follow Siddhartha's example and apply the right methods.”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Founded in 1986 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.

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Bhumisparsha - Touching the Earth

Let us recite the Buddha’s name. Let us sing his name. Let us dance his name. And let us praise, honour and hail his name. Introducing the "Bhumisparsha" Project.

SI Instructors: Letter from Rinpoche

Read about Rinpoche's appointment of some new SI instructors together with his encouragement to senior instructors to continue their work to propagate the dharma.

Mugwort-born

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

Latest News

Message From Rinpoche

30 March 2021

To all those donating to unofficial activities conducted in the name of Rinpoche's wellbeing.

Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Anniversary & Khyentse Vision Project

28 February 2021

Join us online on 4 March for Manjushri sadhana practice and a talk on Khyentse Wangpo's life and activities. Followed by an introduction to the Khyentse Vision Project, which aims to preserve his timeless legacy.

Happy Year of the Ox

11 February 2021

Watch Rinpoche's New Year greeting and download KF & SI's practice calendar for the year ahead.

What is it like being a Rinpoche?

14 January 2021

Rinpoche discusses that and more in a candid interview with Buddhist Door.

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on Return to Normal (2020, Taipei) are now available. What is normal? If you want to be normal, just for 10 seconds forget purpose, forget values, forget meaning. Just be there and be aware, for 10 seconds.

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Donations are greatly appreciated to continue to support Rinpoche’s teaching activities worldwide. 

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