Unified Giving in Shambhala

This fall the Halifax Shambhala Centre will begin to roll out Unified Giving, a new funding model to support the core services of Shambhala’s global mandala. This is a based on the model used by many large non-profits with core services and local chapters. Since we are part of a global mandala supported by central … Continue 

Remembering the sparkling warmth and strength of Palmira Boutillier

**UPDATE** Memorial to Palmira Boutillier Thurs. 29 Aug. 6.30 pm. Just Us Cafe, Spring Garden Road Halifax. Please join us in honouring the Memory of Palmira Boutillier As we help the people of Halifax commemorate her contributions and celebrate her influence on us all. Stories & Songs welcome. Light refreshments provided. ______________________________________________ With great sadness … Continue 

The Ripa Community with Jigme Rinpoche in Halifax

The Birth of the Shambhala Ripa Tibetan Cultural Society

By Rinzin Ngodup It all started in Tibet before the Chinese invasion of Tibet. My forefathers were very devoted disciples of Ripa Labrang and had high deference to their teachings, since then we are inseparable, so strong that not even the ammunitions of red army could break our relationship. After fleeing Tibet, my grandfather and … Continue 

CTV Atlantic News – Meditation & the North End Meditation Space in Halifax

This spring, CTV Atlantic News did a segment on meditation featuring the North End Meditation Space, part of Shambhala Halifax, and explores the benefits of engaging regularly in meditation. Mary Goodman and Dawn Carson, practitioners in the Shambhala community, discuss their experience of what meditation is and how it has affected them personally. Thank you … Continue