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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 »)

From Lion’s Jaws Book Launch

May 6th

Author Grant MacLean launches his book From Lion's Jaws that recounts the epic flight from Tibet by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and 300 Tibetan refugees. Continue »

Spring Sale & Clothing Swap

May 13th—May 14th

A fundraising sale and of all sorts of goodies unearthed from within the Halifax Shambhala Centre and the homes of the Sangha. Continue »

Midsummer's Day Picnic

June 21st

Come celebrate the longest day of the year with food, family, and fun & games at Fort Needham Park in Halifax's north end. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Kurukulla and Red Jambhala Abhisheka

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

July 1st—July 3rd

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 You Are Invited …

Join us every Wednesday evening at 6pm for soup or chai and cookies to learn about the Halifax Shambhala Centre, receive meditation instruction, and gather for discussion. Continue »

Featured News (more »)

  • Dan

    Help us welcome the newest member of the team!

    I’m Dan Corbett! I’ve just assumed the responsibilities of Community Engagement and Enrichment at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. I’ve been a resident of Halifax for five years and active with Shambhala for four of them. I’ve spent most of the past decade travelling the world as a bicycle tour guide, visiting regional Shambhala centres as … Continue 

  • SpringFever

    Spring Fever: HSC Director’s Report

    As the fresh air of spring flows, I invite you to join me in breathing life into our community by taking note of some of the changes and opportunities that seem to to popping up like flowers. For those who would rather hear about these things in person, or perhaps more in depth, I’ll be … Continue 

  • WSR

    Check out our the newly expanded Windhorse Room!

    We are building capacity! By removing the wall between the former International Finance Offices, the Windhorse room has expanded. We love the natural light and feel. Thank you to Osel Hester and Robert Munro for their good, efficient work to make this vision a reality. The pictures do not do it justice, come by and … Continue