Welcome to the Edmonton Shambhala Centre

The Edmonton Shambhala Centre is part of Shambhala, an international community of 214 meditation centres and groups founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

The Shambhala Buddhist path, unique in the world of Western Buddhism, combines the teachings of the Kagyü and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism with the Shambhala principles of living an uplifted life, fully engaged with the world.

Shambhala Meditation Centres welcome anyone interested in the practice of meditation and anyone who aspires to expand the experience of gentleness and nonaggression into all areas of life.

Featured Programs

Pre-Shambhala Day - Community Gathering

February 26th

Please join us for the community celebration for the Shambhala New Year - Year of the Fire Bird! Continue »

Shambhala Day

with International Video Address by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

February 27th

Please join us to celebrate!the year of the Fire Bird! Continue »

Beyond Thy Will- Your Dharma Care Box

with Rayne Johnson

March 4th

Help with your Healthcare Directive and Personal Wishes. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II Meditation Retreat

with David Kahane

March 17th—March 19th

Having experienced a taste of basic goodness, we want to go forward. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with David Kahane

April 18th—May 16th

We are often looking for satisfaction and contentment outside of ourselves. But when we get what we want, somehow it's not enough. True contentment is always right here, right now -- if we can relax and tune in. Continue »


New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

Katie Baingbridge

Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →