Welcome to the Halifax Shambhala Centre

The Halifax Shambhala Centre is part of international community of urban and rural meditation centres, offering public meditation, a curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, and a myriad of educational, artistic, cultural, family and community activities that help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humour.  More 

Featured Programs and Events (more »)

Shambhala Training Level 1 Weekend Retreat

with Shastri Tom Bell

March 4th—March 5th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Hooked Obsessed and Addicted--Working with Habitual Patterns Through Mindfulness

with Joseph Litven

March 18th—March 20th

Addictions are part of the everyday life of our culture and can deprive us of vitality and our appreciation of nowness Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Follow-Up Weekend Retreat

April 16th—April 17th

Shambhala Meditation is a fresh approach to meditation being presented by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. This Shambhala Meditation Follow-Up Weekend Retreat is for people who have already been fully introduced to all three facets of this new approach to meditat Continue »

 You Are Invited …

Join us every Wednesday evening at 7pm to learn about the Halifax Shambhala Centre, receive meditation instruction, and gather for discussion. Continue »

Featured News (more »)

  • Sakyong Appoints Halifax Director

    The Office of the Kalapa Court is delighted to announce that the Kongma Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has appointed Ms Michelle Munro to the position of Director of the Halifax Shambhala Centre, effective Shambhala Day. Michelle is well-known to the Halifax community, having held the position of Interim Director of the Shambhala Centre since April. … Continue 

  • Seeking New Director for the Halifax Shambhala Centre

    Would you like to lead the way during a time of significant physical and communal transformation? Do you have enthusiasm to share the Sakyong’s vision of an inviting and socially-engaged Shambhala community to a city that’s ripe for it? Then please consider the extraordinary opportunity to become the next Executive Director of the Shambhala Centre … Continue 

  • Community Meeting on November 28th, 7pm

    We are hosting an important community meeting this Saturday at 7pm where the new Strategic Plan for the Centre will be presented and discussed. We will also be celebrating the completion of the kitchen renovation project. Please join us at the Halifax Shambhala Centre for this community gathering!