Sunday Meditation at the Centre

  Beginning on June 27th, Sunday morning sittings will continue in person at the centre.  (Note that, except for the Sunday sitting, other classes are continuing online with Zoom.) Following Nova Scotia COVID health and safety guidelines, we are now able to have up to 20 people in the shrine room, with social distancing and … Continue 

Children’s Day Celebration – Online Sunday Gathering

Sunday Gathering (Dec. 20 at 4 pm) Children’s Day Celebration with Shambhala Touching the Earth Collective and Shambhala Office of Families and Children Join the international Shambhala community for a fun-filled celebration of Children’s Day and Solstice.  This family-friendly online Sunday Gathering is a way to connect with the cycles of the seasons and the … Continue 

Recordings of Atlantic Community Gatherings

Atlantic Shambhala Community Talks Our series of talks by Acharyas (senior teachers), in April and May, were very popular.  The series of talks is over but the AUDIO RECORDINGS are available, below.  You can listen to any you missed or listen again to any that you loved. April 16: Acharya Eve Rosenthal on Awakening Bodhicitta April … Continue 

Health Precaution – Centre Closing & Postponing Activities through April

  Dear friends, Yesterday the  Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness gave the directive to limit gatherings and events to slow the potential spread of COVID-19.  To support this precautionary measure we will do our part by closing and postponing all activity at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. The decision to re-open will be made … Continue 

Momo Dumplings, Dancing, Staffing Changes and Thank-You’s

    Dear Halifax community, Cheerful New Year! We are in the midst of a week of celebrations to welcome the Year of the Mouse. Family Day Celebration I would like to highlight the upcoming Family Day on Sunday March 1. The latest schedule is: 9 AM Morning meditation (nyinthun), with child care offered by … Continue 

Administrative Director – December News

  Hello friends, How is it nearly December? It’s hard to believe that Meg Vigerstad and I have been in our directorship roles for 2 months now. Thank you for all your welcoming and encouraging words, they spoke to me deeply and showed how important the Centre is to you. My dedication is to lead … Continue 

Greetings from HSC Executive Director

    Dear Halifax community, It has been two months since Aimee Silver and I assumed leadership of the Halifax Shambhala Center, and one month since I last wrote to you.  Now, as I look out my kitchen window, I see bare trees and grey skies – truly a late November look!  What is HSC’s … Continue 

Administrative Director – Intro & Centre Updates

Hello, Thank you for your attention – there is much to share with you! Since many of you may not know me, let me introduce myself. I grew up in the country outside of Yarmouth NS and moved to Halifax in 1999. I started working within Shambhala, at what was once Vajradhatu Publications, way back … Continue 

From our new Interim Centre Director

Summer Salutations :) I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve the Halifax community as Interim Director. As the Director Search Committee has said, Halifax Shambhala Centre (HSC) is typically quiet over the summer and the interim role does not involve taking any major new initiatives. Keeping that as my guide, my theme for … Continue