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 

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Meditation in Everyday Life

with Julia Sable & Crane Stookey

June 1st—June 29th

This 5-week course offers an introduction to the Shambhala teachings on basic goodness and explores how mindfulness meditation practice can become part of our lives, bringing greater stability, strength, and clarity. Continue »

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Join us every Wednesday evening at 6pm for a light meal, to learn about the Halifax Shambhala Centre, receive meditation instruction, and gather for discussion. Continue »

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  • Good and Evil: Christians and Buddhists in Conversation

    The final discussion in our interfaith dialogue series with St. Andrew’s United Church happened last night! It featured Walker Blaine and Rev. Russ Daye discussing aspects of the Buddhist and Christian views of good and evil and taking questions from the audience. Check out our recording of this engaging discussion!

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    Day of Solidarity with Nepal

    Dear Haligonians, Saturday, May 2nd, we at the Halifax Shambhala Centre and Shambhala Centres around the globe would like to welcome you to a space of refuge and reflection at this challenging time. Many of us have seen the reports of turmoil and suffering for the people of Nepal, and other places, such as Baltimore, we … Continue 

  • Rhiannon Wells interviews interim Centre Director Michelle Munro

    Outgoing Halifax Centre Director Rhiannon Wells sat down for a chat with interim Director Michelle Munro to discuss Michelle’s leadership style. You can watch their full discussion below.