“If you come to me and say "Rinpoche, I can't meditate at all, my mind is going everywhere: here, past, present, future" I should give you a medal. Finally you are meditating. The whole purpose of this instruction is to make you realise you cannot concentrate.
(Buenos Aires, Jan 2019)”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Siddhartha’s Intent Australia, founded in 1986 by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, is member of the international collective under the Siddhartha’s Intent umbrella. SIA shares the collective vision of SI to create an environment which facilitates connection with the wisdom of the Buddha through the Khyentse lineage and the Rime (non-sectarian) tradition. SIA offers a number of opportunities for study and practice including weekend workshops, online studies, and vipashyana retreats. See the menu above for details of our programs.


Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teaches on 25-27 January, 2020 in Sydney, Australia

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche will teach on “View, Meditation and Action” over three days on January 25, 26 and 27, 2020 in Sydney, Australia
2020年1月25日-27日,宗萨蒋扬钦哲仁波切将在澳大利亚悉尼进行公开讲座, 给予题为《见地、禅修、行持》 的开示,为期三天。

Online Sunday Buddhist Studies 5.30-6.30 pm AEDT

In 2020, we will continue Longchempa’s Finding Rest in the Nature of Mind. “Who but Longchenpa can and will make absolutely sure that we finally understand what rest is." Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.

Online Monday Abhidharma and Meditation

The regualar Monday Study and Practice sessions for SI Australia members recommences on 2 March, 2020

Online Wednesday Vajrayana Study 9-10 am AEDT

We will complete Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's Wish-Fulfilling Jewel in January and then commence Chögyam Trungpa’s Mindfulness in Action.

Latest News

Rinpoche's teaching: Live-stream from Sydney

23 January 2020

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's teachings on "View, Meditation & Action" on 25, 26 & 27 January will be live-streamed.
Click above for livestream links.

Rinpoche's Sydney Teachings Confirmed 悉尼教学确定如期进行

18 January 2020

Sydney Teachings to proceed as scheduled, However note ALTERED SATURDAY START TIME: Start time for Saturday 25 January is now 2 pm. Doors will open at 1:15 pm.
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Gesar Empowerment in NZ: 15-16 February

14 January 2020

Rinpoche will be doing the Gesar Empowerments and Teachings on the 15th of February. Rinpoche will also do a Gesar Sang on February the 16th. More information and new event tickets for the 15th of February will be available soon.

Warning from organizers to those intending to participate in the upcoming Drupchen and teaching events

7 January 2020

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6 January 2020


Teaching Program

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teaches on View, Meditation and Action

25 - 27 January 2020 at Sydney

Mudras for Chime Phagma Nyingtik - Sunday Class

26 January 2020 at Sydney

Mudras for Chime Phagma Nyingtik - Monday Class

27 January 2020 at SIA Sydney Practice Room.

Online: The Future is Open

5 March - 9 April 2020 at Online

Melbourne Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

6 - 8 March 2020 at Melbourne

Adelaide Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

13 - 15 March 2020 at Adelaide

Sydney Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

20 - 22 March 2020 at Sydney

Northern Rivers Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

3 - 5 April 2020 at Northern Rivers

Bellingen Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

10 - 12 April 2020 at Bellingen

Ngondro Gar Retreat Victoria

9 - 17 May 2020

Online: Desire - Why It Matters

21 May - 25 June 2020 at Online

Brisbane Seminars: Bedrock of the Path

6 - 7 June 2020 at Brisbane