“I think the most virtuous and wholesome thing that we can do is to admire, to like, and to love this being called Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.”

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.



In his latest book, 'Living is Dying', Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche offers a broad spectrum of advice about how to prepare for dying, death and beyond no matter who you are. Available as a FREE DOWNLOAD now.

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

新年快乐 2020!

24 January 2020

Greetings from Rinpoche on the occasion of Chinese New Year!

Live-stream from Sydney

23 January 2020

We are happy to report that the teachings on "View, Meditation & Action" are going ahead and will be live-streamed.

Australia Bushfires

6 January 2020

Warning from organizers to those intending to participate in the upcoming drupchen and teaching events.

Message From Rinpoche Concerning Vajrayana Initiations in Perth and Auckland

3 January 2020

Please read if you are wishing to receive Vajrayana initiations from Rinpoche during his upcoming visit to the Southern Hemisphere.

Rinpoche's Social Media Accounts

2 January 2020

Confirming Rinpoche's official Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Rinpoche's Schedule

Dzongsar Monlam & Siddhartha Festival

13 - 25 October 2020 at Bodhgaya, India

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

Volunteer In Residence Program  flexible dates

New Recording

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras (Singapore 2017) are now available on Siddhartha’s Intent.

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