SI has been established in Canada as a registered charity since 1993. The mission of SI Canada is to promote the understanding and practice of Buddhism in Canada, particularly the Tibetan Buddhist teachings of the Khyentse lineage. This mission is achieved by maintaining retreat centres and city practice centres for groups and individuals with interest in the dharma, making teachings easily accessible, and supporting opportunities for individuals to participate in study, practice, and work programs.

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Riwo Sangchö (SI Canada + SIWD)Weekly

A weekly practice of Riwo Sangcho, the smoke offering, is being held every Monday at 12 pm, Atlantic time (Halifax). Riwo ...
24 June 2024
08:00 - 13:30
UTC -07:00
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15 June 2024

Lasha Mutual: blending the action of painting with a meditative sense of contemplation and focus.

4 June 2024

Read on to find out what you can do to celebrate Rinpoche's upcoming birthday.

22 May 2024

The second virtual screening of Khyentse Norbu's latest film is here!

22 April 2024

Vajrayana warning from Rinpoche concerning the May Nyingtik Yabshi teachings.

15 March 2024

What to know what Rinpoche is up to? Check his schedule on our website.

12 March 2024

Rinpoche requests us to practice for the wellbeing of OT Rinpoche and those who care deeply for the Dharma.

11 February 2024

Fill your trips to cyberspace with bodhicitta with this prayer composed by Rinpoche in 2012.

9 February 2024

Read Rinpoche's aspirations for the Year of the Dragon.

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David Tracey

Board Member/Secretary

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Board Member/Treasurer

Zachary Ansley

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