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.

Upcoming Events

Riwo Sangchö (SI Canada + SIWD)Weekly

A weekly practice of Riwo Sangcho, the smoke offering, is being held every Monday at 12 pm, Atlantic time (Halifax). Riwo ...
26 February 2024
08:00 - 09:30
UTC -08:00
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Latest News

11 February 2024

Fill your trips to cyberspace with bodhicitta with this prayer composed by Rinpoche in 2012.

9 February 2024

Read Rinpoche's aspirations for the Year of the Dragon.

1 February 2024

Is it that time when you need to stop and ask for directions? You have come to the right place!

14 January 2024

Surina Mariana likes to portray playful scenes depicting the Dharma in ordinary life.

27 October 2023

For those who have photos taken with Rinpoche for their own validation.

24 September 2023

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

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.

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Meet The Team

Linda Page

President

Anne Meehan

Treasurer

Linda Coelln

Secretary

Simmy Makhijani

Communications

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)

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