Western Door

Siddhartha's Intent Western Door is established as a registered charity in the US with the mission of promoting the study and practice of Buddhism according to the Khyentse lineage. Teaching programs led by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche are scheduled at various venues throughout the US. Urban groups in the US offer regular sessions of meditation practice as well as guided study of Buddhist philosophy. Also, Tsok and Sadhana practices are offered Online.

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Latest News

1 September 2023

Pema (Tintin) Tshering delves into the intricacies of existence and the profound wisdom of buddhist philosophy.

17 August 2023

Webmaster needed. Do you have what it takes?

16 August 2023

Read what Rinpoche says about coffee shops and download your free poster.

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.

21 February 2023

To celebrate the Tibetan New Year, KF & SI present our fifth calendar to encourage you in your practice.

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Meet The Team

Linda Page


Anne Meehan


Linda Coelln


Simmy Makhijani


Bruce Ashton

Instructor (USA)

Chris Jay

Instructor (USA)

Cydney Kawamura

Instructor (USA)

Florence Koh

Instructor (USA)

Jimmy Ma

Instructor (USA)

Sara Rojo

Instructor (USA)

Stephanie Suter

Instructor (USA)

Sydney Jay

Instructor (USA)

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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