NOTE: The above class is cancelled. 

Please refer to the centre calendar for other upcoming classes & programs.



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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NEWS – Schedule Updates

Meditation sessions & Open House – continue for the Spring season:

  • Weekday evening sitting
  • Sunday morning meditation
  • Sunday evening Shambhala Meditation
  • Wednesday Open House

*Please note: for Open House, soup will be served for the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of the month only.  The other Wednesdays, will include cookies & tea during the social time.

Shambhala – Community Challenges, Responses, & Going Forward

Many of our community have seen in the news or heard that the worldwide Shambhala community is going through a very challenging time.  Learn more.

Here at our local Halifax Shambhala Centre, we are still committed to offering teachings on meditation with the view of fundamental worthiness, and goodness.  During this time, the Halifax Centre offers support to the community and continues to offer classes, retreats, and meditations.

Please look at our schedule for upcoming introductory programs or come by to visit. 

All are welcome!


Featured Programs and Events (more »)

*Cancelled* Learning to Live Mindfully: Cultivating Kindness

with Shastri Mary Campbell

March 25th

Meditation practice is a gesture of kindness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Christine Heming

June 15th—June 16th

This meditation retreat presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »

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