Proclaiming Humanity’s Goodness

  by Michelle Munro On February 3-5th we had the pleasure of hosting the Sakyong at the Halifax Shambhala Centre, where he led a program titled “Proclaiming Humanity’s Goodness: Shambhala Meditation.” As a Centre we are always delighted to have Rinpoche be with us and teach us. Leading up to this public program we were … Continue 

What is Children’s Day?

Here’s a brief description of Children’s Day, written by Acharya Noel MacLellan: Children’s Day is a celebration of the Winter Solstice in the Shambhala Tradition. This is a time of year when the days have been getting shorter and shorter, but now will begin to grow longer again, so we celebrate the return of the … Continue 

Welcome To Our New Membership Coordinator!

Introducing our new Membership Coordinator, Lisa Stickler Name Lisa Lee Steckler (Libra-just turned 39) How long you been in town? Just over a year. Moved from Vancouver with husband Dylan Smith, son Toby (age 4) and had Charlie (9 months) not long after we moved. And we were recently joined by my mom who moved here from Montana. … Continue 

Marching with Pride

by Dan Corbett, Community Enrichment & Engagement How do we show pride in our community? What could be the biggest, most outrageous display we could cast forth before an audience of tens of thousands? The first thing that comes to my mind is a parade float. And float, we did. In case you missed it, … Continue 

Open Doors/Open Hearts

I’ve been sitting here looking at a blank document for some time…What to write? What would you who is reading this want to know about the Halifax Shambhala Centre? I could tell you that things are well. That we just participated in our first Doors Open Halifax event, where we saw over 250 people come … Continue 

Help us welcome the newest member of the team!

I’m Dan Corbett! I’ve just assumed the responsibilities of Community Engagement and Enrichment at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. I’ve been a resident of Halifax for five years and active with Shambhala for four of them. I’ve spent most of the past decade travelling the world as a bicycle tour guide, visiting regional Shambhala centres as … Continue 

Spring Fever: HSC Director’s Report

As the fresh air of spring flows, I invite you to join me in breathing life into our community by taking note of some of the changes and opportunities that seem to to popping up like flowers. For those who would rather hear about these things in person, or perhaps more in depth, I’ll be … Continue 

Check out our the newly expanded Windhorse Room!

We are building capacity! By removing the wall between the former International Finance Offices, the Windhorse room has expanded. We love the natural light and feel. Thank you to Osel Hester and Robert Munro for their good, efficient work to make this vision a reality. The pictures do not do it justice, come by and … Continue 

Sakyong Appoints Halifax Director

The Office of the Kalapa Court is delighted to announce that the Kongma Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has appointed Ms Michelle Munro to the position of Director of the Halifax Shambhala Centre, effective Shambhala Day. Michelle is well-known to the Halifax community, having held the position of Interim Director of the Shambhala Centre since April. … Continue 

Seeking New Director for the Halifax Shambhala Centre

Would you like to lead the way during a time of significant physical and communal transformation? Do you have enthusiasm to share the Sakyong’s vision of an inviting and socially-engaged Shambhala community to a city that’s ripe for it? Then please consider the extraordinary opportunity to become the next Executive Director of the Shambhala Centre … Continue 

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