“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 abouve 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。

Sunday Buddhist Studies with Jakob Leschly

From 20 January on each Sunday (5:30-6.30 pm) Jakob will present a discussion of 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.

Wednesday Vajrayana Study with Jakob Leschly

9-10 am Wednesdays. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel is a deep and engaging instruction on the Guru Yoga practice from the Longchen Nyingtik tradition.

Latest News

Rinpoche teaches on View, Meditation and Action in January in Sydney next year

22 August 2019

This teaching is open to anyone who would like to learn about the Buddhist path and will be translated into Chinese.

Save the dates: Dzongzar Khyentse Rinpoche

25 July 2019

Rinpoche teaches in India Pune, Bangalore 27 Dec, 2019 - 5 Jan, 2020. 

Lotus Outreach Australia seeks new Board members

18 June 2019

Dzongsar Khyentse’s Lotus Outreach Australia international projects supports vulnerable girls in Cambodia. The organisation is currently seeking new members for the board to oversee its activities.

Teaching Program

Melbourne Vipashyana Retreat

6 - 8 December 2019 at Melbourne