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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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 Fall programs or come by to visit.  All are welcome!


 

Featured Programs and Events (more »)

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Mary Campbell

September 20th—October 18th

This program is designed to help new meditators develop a regular practice and bring the benefits of meditation to their daily lives. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Mary Campbell

October 19th—October 20th

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

Contentment in Everyday Life

November 8th—December 6th

This introductory class provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. With meditation, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Continue »

Social Meditation: Leading with Being

with Shastri Nick Kranz

December 7th—December 9th

Social Meditation is a practice developed by Shastri Nick Kranz. It is a group practice that explores creating a culture of authenticity and nowness, by bringing our meditative awareness into social interaction we listen and speak from our present moment Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Carolyn Mandelker

January 11th—January 12th (2019)

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

  • Opening Our Eyes: Honouring the Sacred Feminine, Confronting Patriarchy

      “Opening Our Eyes: Honouring the Sacred Feminine, Confronting Patriarchy” is a bi-monthly gathering, open to all, focuses on the experience of men in relation to patterns of patriarchy in our culture and in our lives.  Select this link for an overview of this series.   The following are notes, by Acharya McLellan, from the first … Continue 

  • Upcoming Fall Programs!

    Hello members and friends of the Halifax Shambhala Centre. I am writing to you, the day before leaving on a family vacation. I hope you have been enjoy some of summers unique offerings. September is creeping up, and I wanting to bring your attention to a variety of programs at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. If … Continue