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

Shambhala Training Level II Meditation Retreat

with Katherine McGeean & Peggy Eyre

April 24th—April 26th

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 »

How can I help? The Basic Goodness of Society

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

May 7th—May 31st

This course explores our relationships with others, the aspiration to help our world, and explores specific aspects of social transformation. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III Weekend Retreat: Warrior in the World

with Peggy Eyre

June 12th—June 14th

The Warrior in the World begins to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness to every day activities. 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 →