“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.

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LIVING IS DYING - BRAND NEW BOOK BY RINPOCHE

In his new 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.

Mugwort-born

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

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Saga Dawa Resounding

4 June 2019

Join 84000 and Siddhartha's Intent in resounding the words of the Buddha in celebration of Saga Dawa and Rinpoche's birthday.

Live-stream from Singapore

11 May 2019

Rinpoche's upcoming teaching in Singapore, The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras (Part 2), will be live-streamed.

Practice Calendar Gift

11 February 2019

A Year of the Pig gift from Khyentse Foundation and Siddhartha's Intent to inspire your practice.

Losar Message from Rinpoche

4 February 2019

Watch Rinpoche's video message with advice for welcoming the Year of the Earth Pig.

Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

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

Guided Ngöndro Retreat, September 6-9
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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