SI Australia (SIA), founded in 1986 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, is a member of the international collective of Siddhartha’s Intent (SI) Buddhist groups. SIA shares the collective vision of other SI groups to create an environment in which the authentic Buddhadharma may flourish in the modern era. SIA offers a number of opportunities for study and practice including weekend workshops, online studies, and vipashyana retreats.

Upcoming Events

Morning Meditation (SI Australia)Daily

Daily prayers & 20 minute Meditation 7:00 -7:30 am AEST (UTC +10) NOTE TIMEZONE CHANGE from 2 April onwards … to ...
25 September 2023
14:00 - 15:00
UTC -07:00
Sydney (Online)
Laying Foundations
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Green Tara Puja (SI Australia)Repeating Event

Accumulating Wisdom and Merit through the Mandala of Arya Tara Saturday 7 October, 2023, 10 am to 11.30 am (AEDT, UTC ...
6 October 2023
16:00 - 17:30
UTC -07:00
Sadhana Practice
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Latest News

24 September 2023

Read Rinpoche's message with regards to making offerings at upcoming dharma events.

17 August 2023

Webmaster needed. Do you have what it takes?

15 August 2023

Do you have skill in editing and are familiar with dharma topics and Rinpoche's way of teaching?

17 June 2023

A special wisdom ride with 84000 on 18 June 2023.

11 April 2023

Letter from Rinpoche regarding the upcoming transmissions in Bhutan and beyond.

4 March 2023

Join us in exploring the concept of bardo through arts, music, poetry and other creative ways.

12 November 2022

Take the bodhisattva vow with Rinpoche to celebrate Lhabab Düchen

4 August 2022

Online every Sunday 5:30-6.30 PM AEDT An awareness of death benefits our day to day living.

4 June 2022

Rinpoche's advice to those planning to attend the Drubthab Kuntu cycle of teachings and initiations.

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Meet The Team

Alex Swanson

Administrative Co-Director

Lindy Star Pulsford

Administrative Co-Director

Anni Heldtz


Ari Summa


Jeannie Alamkara

Programs Coordinator

Nikki Keefe


Pantha Blazely

Treasurer and Public Officer

Tom Gwinn

Web Master

Ani Zangmo

Instructor (Australia)

Erin McGuire


Bridget Gebbie

Instructor (Australia)

Chanel Grubner

Instructor (Australia)

Huizi Zuo

Instructor (Australia)

Jakob Leschly

Instructor (Australia)

Jangchub Haubner

Instructor (Australia)

Ross Smith

Instructor (Australia)

Steve Cline

Instructor (Australia)

Tsering Chodron

Instructor (Australia)

Tsunma Gosha Gray

Instructor (Australia)

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's Schedule

Upcoming Events

Dzö Dün: New Zealand

Transmission of Longchenpa’s Seven Treasuries Siddhartha’s Intent New Zealand and co-hosts ...
3 - 12 November 2023
15:00 - 22:00
UTC -07:00
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Buddha’s Vision

14 - 15 November 2023
22:30 - 01:00
UTC -08:00
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Dzö Dün: Mexico

TRANSMISSION OF LONGCHENPA'S SEVEN TREASURIES Siddhartha's Intent Mexico is pleased to ...
8 - 18 December 2023
All Day
UTC -08:00
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