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 » 
 

Centre News (Jan. 24, 2018):

The centre will be putting the Daily Open Meditation on-hold, after January 31st. We appreciate everyone’s participation and support in the daily meditation sittings and will be re-evaluating the daily schedule. 

Note that the Wednesday Open House and Sunday morning meditation are not affected by this change.

 

 

Featured Programs and Events (more »)

Good Conversation Salon: Words and Breath

with Shastri Mary Campbell

May 4th

You are invited and welcomed to take part in a series of conversations based on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book “ The Lost Art of Good Conversation”. Continue »

Learning to Live Mindfully: Mindfulness, Health and Healing

May 14th

Learn to Live Mindfully is a series of workshops that offer practical teachings and meditation techniques to help us grow into more mindful and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Good Conversation Salon: Kindness Will Let You Feel Again

with Michelle Munro

May 17th

You are invited and welcomed to take part in a series of conversations based on Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book “ The Lost Art of Good Conversation”. Continue »

Discovering the Power of Kindness: A Weekend Retreat

with Shastri Christine Heming

May 25th—May 27th

“Kindness is not just a social nicety. It has changed lives, changed history, and is at the root of our survival.” Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Weekthun

with Shastri Mary Campbell

June 18th—June 24th

Retreat is a potent way to deepen in the practice of meditation. In this week of group retreat (weekthun), we will explore Shambhala Meditation, the felt personal experience of basic goodness, together with the practice and study of mindfulness-awarenes Continue »

  • New Community Room & Schedule Updates

    There have been a number of exciting changes, recently, at the Halifax Shambhala Centre, including new hours and open sitting times. Come by for a visit. Enjoy some tea, browse a book from our library, or join in for an open house or public meditation session! New Centre Open Hours – all welcome!We have NEW … Continue 

  • Look Who’s Got a Bike Rack!

    Ever-inspired, HSC staff members Kaja Marinsek & Dan Corbett, along with local warriors Carolyn Hocquard and Charles Verge, pulled out all the stops in salvaging and resurrecting this snowplow-wounded bike rack from a municipal garbage heap. 16 bags of gravel, 22 bags of cement, a wood-fired forge, and two cans of gold spraypaint later, we’ve … Continue