“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.

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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.

Mugwort-born

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

Latest News

Celebrating Lotus Outreach International’s 25th year

21 June 2018

This year, 2018, in honor of Lotus Outreach’s 25th year, Rinpoche has written a letter: “I want to take this 25th anniversary opportunity to aspire for Lotus Outreach’s continued success to serve the needs of present and future generations”.  

Rinpoche to visit South America

19 June 2018

Rinpoche will visit South America from December 18, 2018 through January 25, 2019.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RINPOCHE!

18 June 2018

57 years ago today, Rinpoche was born in Bhutan. On this occasion, we reflect on Rinpoche's life and his vast and boundless activity to spread the Buddhadharma.

NEWS FLASH from 84000 : Sūtra Resounding!

17 May 2018

As we enter the lunar month of Saga Dawa, 84000 is taking a figurative page from its sūtras!

Rinpoche's Schedule

Dzongsar Monlam and teachings

6 - 15 November 2018 at Bodhgaya, India

Ushnisha Vijaya puja with 1000 Offerings

23 November - 2 December 2018 at Taipei, Taiwan

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

- Chime Phagme Nyingthik Practice Intensive  July 28-Aug. 5

- Volunteer in Residence program 2018


New Recording

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

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