All Hands on Deck for Backyard Parking and Garden

Want to be involved in a fun project? When: This Sunday, June 29th 11am-5pm What: We’re rolling up our sleeves, removing rocks and weeds, and beautifying the Halifax Shambhala Centre’s backyard/parking lot! Based on permaculture principles, we’re putting in a large vegetable garden bed on the north slope as well as transforming the west and south … Continue 

Early Days in Halifax


Get Your Hands Dirty Growing Enlightened Society

Submitted by Shaun Bartone This year of the wood horse, the Sakyong asked us to “pull up our chupa” and get to work creating enlightened society. You can also roll up your sleeves, put on your work boots, grab a spade and a package of seeds, and come down to the community garden on Wellington … Continue 

Kitchen Project

We are very excited to be part of Halifax City’s District 7 Participatory Budgeting Process, and putting forward a project to raise money to renovate our kitchen. As the Sakyong has stressed, our centres need to focus on Food, Conversation, and Meditation, and here is a great way to improve our ability to do this! 1084 … Continue 

Year of the Wood Horse is off to a Good Start, with Baby Changing Tables!

 Thank you to Josephine Scott and Ruby Munro for the donations of two beautiful new baby changing tables! One for the men’s room and one for the women’s room! We love making the centre more family-oriented.  

Pits and Picks: Notes from the Kitchen

Yesterday we learned that our beloved dishwasher was broken. We all gasped at the thought of our kitchen without it. Imagine having 40-50 people over for dinner and then having to wash all the dishes by hand. Some attempts were made to fix it. Nothing worked.                   … Continue 

Goodbye Frédo

Photos from our goodbye lhasang for Frédo this afternoon.