“Siddhartha's Intent is a monastery without walls”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Te whaere O Mãramatanga 

Siddhartha’s Intent New Zealand, also known as Te Whare o Maramatanga (The House of Enlightenment) is a member of Siddhartha’s Intent International, a collective founded by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. SINZ exists to create opportunities for mind training and facilitate connection with the wisdom of the Buddha through the Khyentse lineage and the Rime (non-sectarian) tradition.

SINZ offers multiple opportunities for study and practice including weekend workshops, online studies, and mindfulness retreats. See the menu below for details of our programs.


For general information about SI New Zealand contact:
Kim Saxton at [email protected]

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Sunday November 20 – Sunday November 27, 2022.
This retreat is held under the auspices of Tibetan Buddhist master Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche with Jakob Leschly as his resident instructor.