International Member of the EBU
Shambhala Europe is now a mandala of over 70 centres and groups , with over 1500 members. Shambhala Europe serves as both the governance seat of Shambhala in Europe, representing Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and as an organisation to help centres and groups with all manner of help and support for their local operations.
The seat of Shambhala Europe is the Kalapa Centre, located in Cologne, Germany. The Kalapa Centre holds the offices of Shambhala Europe, the official European seat of the Sakyong (called the Tenno Room), the UPAYA training organization, and the Shambhala Meditation Centre of Cologne. It also functions as a local Shambhala Centre and hosts local and international programmes, trainings, and special events.