Harvest of Peace summary from director Michelle Munro

I hope you enjoyed our Harvest of Peace celebration here in Halifax. We had a delightful time! We were happy to announce that our kitchen renovation is nearly complete thanks to the generosity of the community, within budget! Also, it was a great opportunity to introduce new Shambhala Centre staff Genea Teskey, Lisa Tay, Peter Clancy, … Continue 

Harvest of Peace!

Join us for our annual Harvest of Peace celebration on Saturday, Sept. 19th at 10:30am and find out what your fortune is. Hint: it may involve cookies.

Lisa Tay joins staff team at Halifax Shambhala Centre!

We are pleased to welcome Lisa Tay as the new Assistant to the Director of Path and Culture at the Halifax Shambhala Centre! Here is a short “hello” from Lisa: I’m filled with awe every time I see the devotion and constant effort of staff, members, and volunteers at the Centre; in the way that they … Continue 

Please join us in welcoming Genea Teskey as the new Way of Shambhala Program Manager!

I am very excited to begin my role as the Way of Shambhala Program​ Manager​. I was first introduced to Shambhala through a level 1 program in Fredericton NB and following a move to Nova Scotia in 2013, I completed the rest of levels 3 to 5 and the Basic Goodness and Everyday Life classes … Continue 

Building Changes

Insurance Work This winter, as did many Halifax residents, we incurred water damage to various sections of our building. Due to the heavy volume of claims, we are just getting this sorted out now. To make a long story shorter, given the age of the building the insurance company required an asbestos test before the … Continue 

Kalapa Centre Open House

The Kalapa Centre hosted an open house last Friday, June 19th at their new downtown location in the Sovereign Place building on Sackville Street in Halifax. Community members gathered for refreshments, conversation, and shared in the stunning view overlooking the Halifax Harbour. The Executive Director of Shambhala, Carolyn Mandelker, led a series of tours of … Continue 

Jason Harvey talks accessibility at the Halifax Shambhala Centre

Meet Jason Harvey. Jay is an active member of the Dorje Kasung, and also participates on both the Societal Health and Wellbeing Committee and Strategic Planning Committe. Recently he generously took the time to speak about his experience of accessibility within our Shambhala community.

Kitchen renovations will start this summer!

We have exciting news! We will begin phase one of the kitchen reno this summer! We are thrilled to say the industrial dishwasher will go into the kitchen this summer-I’m sure I don’t need to tell you what a huge difference that will make! As well, we will be building a beautiful new storage cabinet … Continue 

Good and Evil: Christians and Buddhists in Conversation

The final discussion in our interfaith dialogue series with St. Andrew’s United Church happened last night! It featured Walker Blaine and Rev. Russ Daye discussing aspects of the Buddhist and Christian views of good and evil and taking questions from the audience. Check out our recording of this engaging discussion!