One has to know joy and pain to recognize happiness and misfortune


The Tibetan Association of Alberta is a non-profit organization of Tibetans in the province of Alberta with the majority of its members residing in the city of Calgary.  It’s mission is to preserve, foster and promote the rich and unique Tibetan culture and heritage not only within the Tibetan community but also with the Canadian community at large under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


In 1972, the Tibetan Community of Alberta (TCA) was formed to provide a spiritual and cultural home for the Tibetans living in Alberta. In 1977, the TCA was formally registered and incorporated as a non-profit organization under the Societies Act in the province of Alberta.

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Dalai Lama Book for Children

Dear friends, We are happy to announce the launch of the first book to illustrate H.H. the Dalai Lama’s quotes, for a children audience. Forward by H.H. the Dalai Lama. The book focuses on the Dalai Lama’s advice about compassion, kindness and happiness, as well as practical advice for situations children need a hand with […]

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