For more than 35 years, students of The Venerable Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and his son and dharma heir, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, have been practicing meditation and studying Shambhala Buddhism together at their Centre in Montreal,
The Montreal Shambhala Meditation Centre, currently situated in the heart of downtown Montreal, is part of an international meditation community comprised of 165 centres worldwide. Several residential retreat centres in Canada, the US, and Europe, as well as Naropa University and Gampo Abbey, provide more intensive practice and study
The urban location of many local centres such as ours in Montreal reflect the Shambhala approach of bringing together the western cultural milieu and ancestral lineage teachings.
The Montreal Shambhala Meditation Centre offers meditation instruction and individual follow-up by qualified meditation instructors free of charge to anyone who is interested in this path.