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

Book Study: The Shambhala Principle by Sakyong Mipham

October 4th—December 13th

Join us for informal discussion every second Tuesday. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II Meditation Retreat

with David Kahane

December 10th—December 11th

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 »

Shambhala Training Level 1 Meditation Retreat

with To Be Announced

January 20th—January 21st (2017)

The Art of Being Human - Learn to meditate and rediscover your basic goodness. Continue »

Way of Shambhala Basic Goodness III: What is Real?

with Recorded Talks Facilitated by David Kahane

February 7th—March 7th (2017)

This class encourages students to explore the nature of reality and how reality is grounded in Basic Goodness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II Meditation Retreat

with To Be Announced

March 17th—March 19th (2017)

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 »


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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 →

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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 →