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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Aspiration is the KingWeekly

A Review of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s Teachings on Samantabhadra’s King of Aspiration Prayers (Vancouver 2024, Bodh Gaya 2023, Hong Kong ...
27 April 2024
10:00 - 11:00
UTC -07:00
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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 ...
29 April 2024
08:00 - 13:30
UTC -07:00
Exploring Vajrayana
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22 April 2024

Vajrayana warning from Rinpoche concerning the May Nyingtik 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.

1 February 2024

Is it that time when you need to stop and ask for directions? You have come to the right place!

14 January 2024

Surina Mariana likes to portray playful scenes depicting the Dharma in ordinary life.

27 October 2023

For those who have photos taken with Rinpoche for their own validation.

24 September 2023

Read Rinpoche's message with regards to making offerings at upcoming dharma events.

16 August 2023

Read what Rinpoche says about coffee shops and download your free poster.

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Meet The Team

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David Tracey

Board Member/Secretary

Ivy Zhang

Board Member/Treasurer

Zachary Ansley

Board Member

Bakes Mitchell

Halifax Coordinator


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